bison

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USAGE NOTE
The plural of "bison" is "bison."
bison(
bay
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sihn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (animal)
a. el bisonte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(North American and European)
The cave paintings depicted bison and other wild animals.Las pinturas rupestres representaban bisontes y otros animales salvajes.
b. el búfalo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(North American)
Tens of millions of bison once roamed the plains of North America.Decenas de millones de búfalos una vez deambularon por las llanuras norteamericanas.
c. el bisonte americano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(North American)
The bison was hunted almost to extinction.Se cazó al bisonte norteamericano hasta casi su extinción.
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bison
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. el bisonte
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
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bison [ˈbaɪsən]
noun
bison bisons bisonte (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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