Make Your Editor Cry: Buffalo (Awkward Plural)

Make Your Editor Cry:  Buffalo (Awkward Plural)

BLUF: (Bottom Line Up Front)
The plural of buffalo is buffalo or buffaloes or buffalos.

buffalo: a large North American bison (Bison bison) that has a dense coat of dark brown fur with a shaggy mane on the head and lower neck, short hollow horns, and heavy forequarters with a large muscular hump over the shoulders

The singular of buffalo is buffalo. The plural of buffalo is also buffalo or less commonly either buffaloes or buffalos.

Examples:

Buffalo will engage in mobbing behavior when fighting off predators.
Buffaloes will engage in mobbing behavior when fighting off predators.
Buffalos will engage in mobbing behavior when fighting off predators.

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