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Definition of Bos urus or primigenius

Bos urus or 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 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.

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- The aurochs (Bos primigenius) (/ˈɔːrɒks/ or /ˈaʊrɒks/), also known as aurochsen, urus or ure, is a species of large wild cattle that inhabited Asia, Europe...
- The last recorded aurochs (Bos taurus primigenius), a female, died in 1627 in the Jaktorów Forest, Poland. Also called the urus (in Polish tur), aurochs...
- reindeer—pseudo-Caesar's bos cervi figura—and elk—pseudo-Caesar's alces—in the forest. The wild bull which the Romans named the urus was present also, and...
- originates from Ukrainian word, тур (tur), meaning aurochs or urus (Latin: Bos primigenius), the ancestor of domestic cattle — a type of huge wild cattle...
- Aurochs, or wild ox (urus, bos primigenius), is undoubtedly the rimu of the ****yrian inscriptions, and consequently corresponds to the re'em or rêm (רְאֵם)...