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Definition of "bison" []

  • A bovine mammal (Bison bison) of western North America, having large forequarters, a shaggy mane, and a massive head with short curved horns; a buffalo. (noun)
  • An animal (B. bonasus) of Europe, similar to but somewhat smaller than the bison; a wisent. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bison" in a sentence
  • "Hope he got to keep the meat, bison is good eating."
  • "If you can find it, ground bison is a better, leaner option, and usually only costs a little more."
  • "Troll Central has realized that their minions are not intellectually capable of being effective at conventional trolling and bison is one of several sock-puppets that are using unconventional methods to take control of the dialogue."