[gouuhr, gou-er]
noun, plural gaurs (especially collectively) gaur.
a massive wild ox, Bibos gaurus, of southeastern Asia and the Malay Archipelago, growing to a height of 6 feet (1.8 meters) at the shoulder: now reduced in numbers.

1800–10; < Hindi < Sanskrit gaura Unabridged
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gaur (ɡaʊə)
a large wild member of the cattle tribe, Bos gaurus, inhabiting mountainous regions of S Asia
[C19: from Hindi, from Sanskrit gāŭra]

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