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What French word does buffalo come from?

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2014-01-28 17:56:19
2014-01-28 17:56:19

The English word seems to come not from French, but from Portuguese bufalo. The French word for buffalo is "buffle" (masc.) which has the same Latin origin as the Portuguese word.

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