bison means: Bison, also known as “American Buffalo”, is currently raised on game farms. It is tender, and it tastes a lot like lean beef. The meat is not pronouncedly gamey. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does bison mean?

Coronado called them “hunchback cows” when he first saw them in Texas. Their taste is very similar to beef but slightly sweet. (in Cooking Dictionary)

A bovine mammal (Bison bison) A buffalo is a large, muscular animal from western North America with long, straight horns and large forequarters. (in Merlin Dictionary)

A bovine mammal (Bison bonasus) European bison, similar to North American bison with a smaller head and longer hairs. A wisent. (in Merlin Dictionary)