Definitions for urusˈyʊər əs

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

u•rusˈyʊər əs(n.)(pl.)u•rus•es.

  1. Category: Mammals

    Ref: aurochs.

Origin of urus:

1595–1605; < L ūrus a kind of wild ox (c. Gk oûros) < Gmc; cf. OE, OHG ūr, ON ūrr

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aurochs, urus, Bos primigenius(noun)

    large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox; considered one of the ancestors of domestic cattle

Wiktionary

  1. urus(Noun)

    The aurochs.

  2. Origin: From ūrus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Urus(noun)

    a very large, powerful, and savage extinct bovine animal (Bos urus / primigenius) anciently abundant in Europe. It appears to have still existed in the time of Julius Caesar. It had very large horns, and was hardly capable of domestication. Called also, ur, ure, and tur

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