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Synonyms for bison
ˈbaɪ sən, -zənbi·son

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  1. bisonnoun

    Bison bonasus, wisent

  2. bisonnoun

    A wild ox, Bison bonasus.

    Bison bonasus, wisent

  3. bisonnoun

    A similar American animal, Bison bison else Bos americanus or Bisonte americano; also called a buffalo.

    Bison bonasus, wisent

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bisonnoun

    any of several large humped bovids having shaggy manes and large heads and short horns

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  1. bisonnoun

    [U. S.] buffalo

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  1. List of paraphrases for "bison":

    buffalo, buffaloes

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  1. Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming:

    Bison can sprint three times faster than humans can run and are unpredictable and dangerous.

  2. Stan Smith:

    These will be the first bison rangers in the UK probably ever, we’ve never had European Bison here in the past.

  3. James St. Goddard:

    Our ancestors depended on( bison) for survival, and now they depend on us for their survival, we should be fighting for their lives.

  4. Mike Everhart:

    The bear skull was washed out of the same river sediments that routinely produce the skulls and bones of the American bison, some of which could date back as far as the last Ice Age, whether it is hundreds or thousands of years old, the skull gives us a better insight into the richness of life on the plains before Western man.

  5. Yellowstone National Park:

    The girl turned her back to the bison to have her picture taken when the bison lifted its head, took a couple steps and gored her.

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