Bos urus
Urus U"rus, n. [L.; of Teutonic origin. See {Aurochs}.] (Zo["o]l.) A very large, powerful, and savage extinct bovine animal ({Bos urus} or {Bos primigenius}) anciently abundant in Europe. It appears to have still existed in the time of Julius C[ae]sar. It had very large horns, and was hardly capable of domestication. Called also, {ur}, {ure}, and {tur}. [1913 Webster]

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  • Urus — U rus, n. [L.; of Teutonic origin. See {Aurochs}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A very large, powerful, and savage extinct bovine animal ({Bos urus} or {Bos primigenius}) anciently abundant in Europe. It appears to have still existed in the time of Julius C[ae]sar …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bos primigenius — Urus U rus, n. [L.; of Teutonic origin. See {Aurochs}.] (Zo[ o]l.) A very large, powerful, and savage extinct bovine animal ({Bos urus} or {Bos primigenius}) anciently abundant in Europe. It appears to have still existed in the time of Julius… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • urus — [yoor′əs] n. [L < PGmc ūr (> OHG uro, OE ur, AUROCHS] an extinct, shaggy, long horned wild ox (Bos primigenius), formerly common in Europe and thought to be an ancestor of modern domestic cattle …   English World dictionary

  • Urus — Aurochs  Pour l’article homophone, voir Oroch …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bos primigenius — Aurochs  Pour l’article homophone, voir Oroch …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bos primigenius primigenius — Aurochs  Pour l’article homophone, voir Oroch …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bos primigenius primigenius — Auerochse Auerochsenskelett Systematik Ordnung: Paarhufer (Artiodactyla) Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bos taurus primigenius — Auerochse Auerochsenskelett Systematik Ordnung: Paarhufer (Artiodactyla) Familie …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Bos — noun wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini • Syn: ↑genus Bos • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Bovidae, ↑family Bovidae • Memb …   Useful english dictionary

  • URUS — I. URUS ab ὄρος, quasi οὐρεινὸς βοῦς, bos montanus, seu ferus, apud Macrob, Saturnal. l. 6. c. 4. inter animalia Sptentironis, memoratur Plinio. l. 8. c. 15. princip. Gignit Germania (Sythiae contermina) insignia boum ferorum genera, iubatos… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

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