European bison
noun Date: 1860 wisent

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  • European bison — stumbras statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Bison bonasus angl. European bison; European wisent; wisent vok. europäischer Wisent; Flachlandwisent; Wisent rus. европейский зубр; зубр pranc. bison… …   Žinduolių pavadinimų žodynas

  • European bison — noun /juɽɔˈpiæn bɪzɔn/ The wisent, species Bison bonasus, Europes heaviest land animal. Syn: aurochs, wisent, zubr …   Wiktionary

  • European bison — /ˌjurəpiən ˈbaɪsən/ (say .yooruhpeeuhn buysuhn) noun → wisent …   Australian English dictionary

  • european bison — noun Usage: usually capitalized E : wisent …   Useful english dictionary

  • Society for the Protection of the European Bison — The Society for the Protection of the European Bison (SPEB) was founded in 1922 by scientists from Poland, Germany, the UK, and Sweden. The charity s aims were to conserve and repopulate the European bison, or wisent, that was then on the brink… …   Wikipedia

  • Bison bonasus — Bison d Europe Bison d Europe (Bison bonasus) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bison d’Europe — Bison d Europe Bison d Europe (Bison bonasus) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bison européen — Bison d Europe Bison d Europe (Bison bonasus) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bison — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Bison (homonymie) …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Bison — Bi son (b[imac] s[o^]n; 277), n. [L. bison, Gr. bi swn, a wild ox; akin to OHG. wisunt, wisant, G. wisent, AS. wesend, Icel. v[=i]sundr: cf. F. bison.] (Zo[ o]l.) (a) The aurochs or European bison. (b) The American bison buffalo ({Bison… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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