Definition of beefalo in English:



  • A hybrid animal of a cross between cattle and buffalo.

    • ‘The beefalo has the best traits of both bison and cattle.’
    • ‘Tests conducted by the Mississippi State Chemical Laboratory indicated beefalo was much leaner than beef.’
    • ‘Ted and his son farm their beefaloes with much care and attention on some wide-open acreage in Exeter, RI, where the beefaloes clomp around and eat grass.’
    • ‘Take special measures to reduce the fat content of red meat by choosing a leaner cut or a leaner species (e.g. beefalo or ostrich), by trimming all visible fat and by draining off the oil produced by cooking.’


1970s: blend of beef and buffalo.