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Definition of Aurochs

Aurochs
Aurochs Au"rochs ([add]"r[o^]ks), n. [G. auerochs, OHG. [=u]rohso; [=u]r (cf. AS. [=u]r) + ohso ox, G. ochs. Cf. Owre, Ox.] (Zo["o]l.) The European bison (Bison bonasus, or Europ[ae]us), once widely distributed, but now nearly extinct, except where protected in the Lithuanian forests, and perhaps in the Caucasus. It is distinct from the Urus of C[ae]sar, with which it has often been confused.

Meaning of Aurochs from wikipedia

- The aurochs (/ˈɔːrɒks/ or /ˈaʊrɒks/; pl. aurochs, or rarely aurochsen, aurochses) (Bos primigenius), also known as urus or ure, is an extinct species of...
- The Indian aurochs (Bos primigenius namadicus) (Sindhi: انڊين جهنگلي ڏاند‎) is an extinct aurochs subspecies that is considered the wild ancestor of the...
- of an attempt by the Heck brothers to breed back the extinct aurochs from modern aurochs-derived cattle in the 1920s and 1930s. Controversy revolves around...
- ibex. The aurochs was widespread across Eurasia, North Africa, and the Indian subcontinent during the Pleistocene, but only the European aurochs (Bos primigenius...
- of his projects was the reconstruction of extinct animals such as the aurochs through cross-breeding of various modern breeds which he thought had parts...
- tamaraw†, Bubalus cebuensis Genus Bos Aurochs, Bos primigenius Eurasian aurochs†, Bos primigenius primigenius Indian aurochs†, Bos primigenius namadicus Banteng...
- descended from the aurochs. Taurine cattle were originally considered a distinct species, but are now typically grouped with zebus and aurochs into one species...
- Bulls where bulls, equines, aurochs, stags and the only bear in the cave are depicted. The four black bulls, or aurochs, are the dominant figures among...
- (cattle) Bos primigenius (aurochs) Bos primigenius primigenius (Eurasian aurochs) † Bos primigenius namadicus (Indian aurochs) † Bos acutifrons † Bos buiaensis...
- the aurochs by Johann Ulrich Duerst, who discovered it was based on the Akkadian cognate rimu (𒄠 in cuneiform), meaning Bos primigenius, the aurochs, progenitor...
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