water buffalo means: Large flattened horned buffalo that is native to the Old World Tropics. Also known as “water ox.” “. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does water buffalo mean?

Large, domesticated buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) It is a large-spreading horned animal from Asia and it is often used as a draft animal. Wild water buffalo can sometimes be described as another species. B. arnee. (in Merlin Dictionary)