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Buffalo are so wild that they cannot be yoked
The buffalo is similar to the ox but is too wild to be yoked.
There are several names used for the buffalo in medieval encyclopedias. The animal referred to has a variety of characteristics; some are common to all or most of the accounts, but there are differences.
The use of dung as a weapon is most commonly found in accounts of the bonnacon, which appears in bestiaries as well as encyclopedias.
The buffalo represents overly proud teachers and those that lord it over the people. Such teachers choose to rule over the clergy instead of leading them as a flock.
Uses Magical, Medical, Alchemical and Culinary
Buffalo milk softens the stomach, heals fresh wounds, and is beneficial to those who have drunk poison. The bile of a buffalo removes the scars of wounds and soothes earaches. The kind of buffalo called urin has enormous horns that are used as goblets by kings.