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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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Dictionary Results for buffalo:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
buffalo
    n 1: large shaggy-haired brown bison of North American plains
         [syn: American bison, American buffalo, buffalo,
         Bison bison]
    2: a city on Lake Erie in western New York (near Niagara Falls)
    3: meat from an American bison
    4: any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including,
       e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo [syn: Old World buffalo,
       buffalo]
    v 1: intimidate or overawe

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Buffalo \Buf"fa*lo\, n.; pl. Buffaloes. [Sp. bufalo (cf. It.
   bufalo, F. buffle), fr. L. bubalus, bufalus, a kind of
   African stag or gazelle; also, the buffalo or wild ox, fr.
   Gr. ? buffalo, prob. fr. ? ox. See Cow the animal, and cf.
   Buff the color, and Bubale.]
   1. (Zool.) A species of the genus Bos or Bubalus
      (Bubalus bubalus), originally from India, but now found
      in most of the warmer countries of the eastern continent.
      It is larger and less docile than the common ox, and is
      fond of marshy places and rivers.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. (Zool.) A very large and savage species of the same genus
      (Syncerus Caffer syn. Bubalus Caffer) found in South
      Africa; -- called also Cape buffalo.
      [1913 Webster]

   3. (Zool.) Any species of wild ox.
      [1913 Webster]

   4. (Zool.) The bison of North America.
      [1913 Webster]

   5. A buffalo robe. See Buffalo robe, below.
      [1913 Webster]

   6. (Zool.) The buffalo fish. See Buffalofish, below.
      [1913 Webster]

   Buffalo berry (Bot.), a shrub of the Upper Missouri
      (Sherherdia argentea) with acid edible red berries.

   Buffalo bird (Zool.), an African bird of the genus
      Buphaga, of two species. These birds perch upon
      buffaloes and cattle, in search of parasites.

   Buffalo bug, the carpet beetle. See under Carpet.

   Buffalo chips, dry dung of the buffalo, or bison, used for
      fuel. [U.S.]

   Buffalo clover (Bot.), a kind of clover (Trifolium
      reflexum and Trifoliumsoloniferum) found in the ancient
      grazing grounds of the American bison.

   Buffalo cod (Zool.), a large, edible, marine fish
      (Ophiodon elongatus) of the northern Pacific coast; --
      called also blue cod, and cultus cod.

   Buffalo fly, or Buffalo gnat (Zool.), a small dipterous
      insect of the genus Simulium, allied to the black fly of
      the North. It is often extremely abundant in the lower
      part of the Mississippi valley and does great injury to
      domestic animals, often killing large numbers of cattle
      and horses. In Europe the Columbatz fly is a species with
      similar habits.

   Buffalo grass (Bot.), a species of short, sweet grass
      (Buchlo["e] dactyloides), from two to four inches high,
      covering the prairies on which the buffaloes, or bisons,
      feed. [U.S.]

   Buffalo nut (Bot.), the oily and drupelike fruit of an
      American shrub (Pyrularia oleifera); also, the shrub
      itself; oilnut.

   Buffalo robe, the skin of the bison of North America,
      prepared with the hair on; -- much used as a lap robe in
      sleighs.
      [1913 Webster] buffalofish

3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Cod \Cod\, n. [Cf. G. gadde, and (in Heligoland) gadden, L.
   gadus merlangus.] (Zool.)
   An important edible fish (Gadus morrhua), taken in immense
   numbers on the northern coasts of Europe and America. It is
   especially abundant and large on the Grand Bank of
   Newfoundland. It is salted and dried in large quantities.
   [1913 Webster]

   Note: There are several varieties; as shore cod, from
         shallow water; bank cod, from the distant banks; and
         rock cod, which is found among ledges, and is often
         dark brown or mottled with red. The tomcod is a
         distinct species of small size. The bastard, blue,
         buffalo, or cultus cod of the Pacific coast belongs
         to a distinct family. See Buffalo cod, under
         Buffalo.
         [1913 Webster]

   Cod fishery, the business of fishing for cod.

   Cod line, an eighteen-thread line used in catching codfish.
      --McElrath.
      [1913 Webster]

4. U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000)
Buffalo -- U.S. County in Nebraska
   Population (2000):    42259
   Housing Units (2000): 16830
   Land area (2000):     967.994027 sq. miles (2507.092913 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    7.276084 sq. miles (18.844970 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    975.270111 sq. miles (2525.937883 sq. km)
   Located within:       Nebraska (NE), FIPS 31
   Location:             40.790062 N, 99.069182 W
   Headwords:
    Buffalo
    Buffalo, NE
    Buffalo County
    Buffalo County, NE


5. U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000)
Buffalo -- U.S. County in South Dakota
   Population (2000):    2032
   Housing Units (2000): 602
   Land area (2000):     470.593646 sq. miles (1218.831895 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    16.834714 sq. miles (43.601707 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    487.428360 sq. miles (1262.433602 sq. km)
   Located within:       South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
   Location:             44.047466 N, 99.271746 W
   Headwords:
    Buffalo
    Buffalo, SD
    Buffalo County
    Buffalo County, SD


6. U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000)
Buffalo -- U.S. County in Wisconsin
   Population (2000):    13804
   Housing Units (2000): 6098
   Land area (2000):     684.472690 sq. miles (1772.776054 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    25.111180 sq. miles (65.037656 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    709.583870 sq. miles (1837.813710 sq. km)
   Located within:       Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
   Location:             44.376620 N, 91.753095 W
   Headwords:
    Buffalo
    Buffalo, WI
    Buffalo County
    Buffalo County, WI


7. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, WY -- U.S. city in Wyoming
   Population (2000):    3900
   Housing Units (2000): 1842
   Land area (2000):     3.529980 sq. miles (9.142606 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    3.529980 sq. miles (9.142606 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            10685
   Located within:       Wyoming (WY), FIPS 56
   Location:             44.347479 N, 106.701222 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     82834
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, WY
    Buffalo


8. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, NY -- U.S. city in New York
   Population (2000):    292648
   Housing Units (2000): 145574
   Land area (2000):     40.612899 sq. miles (105.186922 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    11.900424 sq. miles (30.821956 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    52.513323 sq. miles (136.008878 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            11000
   Located within:       New York (NY), FIPS 36
   Location:             42.904657 N, 78.849405 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     14201 14202 14203 14204 14206 14207
                         14208 14209 14210 14211 14212 14213
                         14214 14215 14216 14220 14222 14223
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, NY
    Buffalo


9. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, ND -- U.S. city in North Dakota
   Population (2000):    209
   Housing Units (2000): 105
   Land area (2000):     0.247011 sq. miles (0.639755 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    0.247011 sq. miles (0.639755 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            10420
   Located within:       North Dakota (ND), FIPS 38
   Location:             46.920341 N, 97.550787 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     58011
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, ND
    Buffalo


10. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois
   Population (2000):    491
   Housing Units (2000): 208
   Land area (2000):     0.368562 sq. miles (0.954570 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    0.368562 sq. miles (0.954570 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            09434
   Located within:       Illinois (IL), FIPS 17
   Location:             39.851779 N, 89.409044 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):    
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, IL
    Buffalo


11. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, OK -- U.S. town in Oklahoma
   Population (2000):    1200
   Housing Units (2000): 599
   Land area (2000):     0.798702 sq. miles (2.068629 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    0.798702 sq. miles (2.068629 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            09850
   Located within:       Oklahoma (OK), FIPS 40
   Location:             36.836861 N, 99.628934 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):    
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, OK
    Buffalo


12. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, IN -- U.S. Census Designated Place in Indiana
   Population (2000):    672
   Housing Units (2000): 585
   Land area (2000):     2.385245 sq. miles (6.177756 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.164032 sq. miles (0.424841 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    2.549277 sq. miles (6.602597 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            08992
   Located within:       Indiana (IN), FIPS 18
   Location:             40.885501 N, 86.740858 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):    
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, IN
    Buffalo


13. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, IA -- U.S. city in Iowa
   Population (2000):    1321
   Housing Units (2000): 516
   Land area (2000):     6.017258 sq. miles (15.584627 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.033269 sq. miles (0.086166 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    6.050527 sq. miles (15.670793 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            09235
   Located within:       Iowa (IA), FIPS 19
   Location:             41.459231 N, 90.721244 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):    
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, IA
    Buffalo


14. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
   Population (2000):    284
   Housing Units (2000): 133
   Land area (2000):     0.346049 sq. miles (0.896263 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    0.346049 sq. miles (0.896263 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            09150
   Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
   Location:             37.709569 N, 95.696967 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     66717
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, KS
    Buffalo


15. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, SC -- U.S. Census Designated Place in South Carolina
   Population (2000):    1426
   Housing Units (2000): 659
   Land area (2000):     4.014434 sq. miles (10.397337 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    4.014434 sq. miles (10.397337 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            10090
   Located within:       South Carolina (SC), FIPS 45
   Location:             34.723115 N, 81.677454 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     29321
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, SC
    Buffalo


16. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, SD -- U.S. town in South Dakota
   Population (2000):    380
   Housing Units (2000): 243
   Land area (2000):     0.547879 sq. miles (1.419000 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    0.547879 sq. miles (1.419000 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            08140
   Located within:       South Dakota (SD), FIPS 46
   Location:             45.584845 N, 103.545001 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     57720
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, SD
    Buffalo


17. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
   Population (2000):    1804
   Housing Units (2000): 815
   Land area (2000):     4.020092 sq. miles (10.411989 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.018304 sq. miles (0.047408 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    4.038396 sq. miles (10.459397 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            11116
   Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
   Location:             31.461402 N, 96.063024 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):    
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, TX
    Buffalo


18. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, MN -- U.S. city in Minnesota
   Population (2000):    10097
   Housing Units (2000): 3871
   Land area (2000):     6.025051 sq. miles (15.604811 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    1.769287 sq. miles (4.582431 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    7.794338 sq. miles (20.187242 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            08452
   Located within:       Minnesota (MN), FIPS 27
   Location:             45.183227 N, 93.865463 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     55313
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, MN
    Buffalo


19. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, WV -- U.S. town in West Virginia
   Population (2000):    1171
   Housing Units (2000): 559
   Land area (2000):     1.413650 sq. miles (3.661336 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.237874 sq. miles (0.616090 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    1.651524 sq. miles (4.277426 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            11284
   Located within:       West Virginia (WV), FIPS 54
   Location:             38.616994 N, 81.979938 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     25033
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, WV
    Buffalo


20. U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000)
Buffalo, MO -- U.S. city in Missouri
   Population (2000):    2781
   Housing Units (2000): 1367
   Land area (2000):     2.198167 sq. miles (5.693226 sq. km)
   Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
   Total area (2000):    2.198167 sq. miles (5.693226 sq. km)
   FIPS code:            09514
   Located within:       Missouri (MO), FIPS 29
   Location:             37.643582 N, 93.094529 W
   ZIP Codes (1990):     65622
   Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
   Headwords:
    Buffalo, MO
    Buffalo


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