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A hybrid animal, a cross between cattle and buffalo.
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Tests conducted by the Mississippi State Chemical Laboratory indicated beefalo was much leaner than beef.’
- ‘The beefalo has the best traits of both bison and cattle.’
1970s: blend of beef and buffalo.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.