A terrible storm melts the polar ice caps, unleashing a group of prehistoric creatures called aurochs.
All the domestic oxen without hunches have proceeded originally from the aurochs, and those with the hunch from the bison.
That the aurochs is ten feet three inches from nose to tail.
The king looked and there lay the oak, fallen at full length, and the aurochs lay lifeless beside it.
The aurochs are still to be met with in some provinces of the north.
But our domestic cattle are derived from some form of aurochs—probably from some lesser Central Asiatic variety.
Neither a tree nor an aurochs can forget your kindness to us, when you were a prince.
The camel was affected with rickets and the aurochs had multiple exostoses or bony tumors.
There has been found one other contemporary portrait of man, where a hunter is shown stalking an aurochs.
In size, the American buffalo competes with the European species (Bos aurochs), now nearly extinct.
1766, misapplication to the European bison (Bos bison) of a word that actually refers to a species of wild ox (Bos ursus) that went extinct 17c., from German Aurochs, from Old High German urohso, from uro "aurochs" (cognate with Old English ur, Old Norse ürr), of unknown origin, + ohso "ox" (see ox). Latin urus and Greek ouros are Germanic loan-words.