cattalo
cattalo cattalo n. hardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalo; it yields leaner beef than conventional breeds; it is called also {beefalo}.

Syn: beefalo. [WordNet 1.5]


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  • cattalo — ☆ cattalo [kat′ə lō΄ ] n. pl. cattaloes or cattalos CATALO …   English World dictionary

  • cattalo — (KAT.uh.loh) n. A hybrid animal that combines a cattle and a buffalo and is said to be lower in fat and cholesterol and higher in protein and iron than cattle. Example Citation: There is a scurrilous rumor going around Buffalo Gap that Bob is… …   New words

  • cattalo — noun hardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalo; yields leaner beef than conventional breeds • Syn: ↑beefalo • Hypernyms: ↑beef, ↑beef cattle * * * cattalo var. catalo …   Useful english dictionary

  • cattalo — /kat l oh /, n., pl. cattaloes, cattalos. beefalo. [1885 90; b. CATTLE and BUFFALO] * * * …   Universalium

  • cattalo — n. variety of cattle created by crossing a buffalo and a cow …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cattalo — (Combination of English cattle and buffalo < Spanish búfalo [see citation])    Watts: 1944. A cross between a cow (longhorn or fully domesticated one) and a buffalo. Adams says that Charles Goodnight was the first to produce a hybrid between… …   Vocabulario Vaquero

  • cattalo — cat·ta·lo …   English syllables

  • cattalo — /ˈkætəloʊ/ (say katuhloh) noun (plural cattaloes or cattalos) → catalo …   Australian English dictionary

  • cattalo —   n. a cross between domestic cattle and N American bison …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • beefalo — cattalo cattalo n. hardy breed of cattle resulting from crossing domestic cattle with the American buffalo; it yields leaner beef than conventional breeds; it is called also {beefalo}. Syn: beefalo. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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