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urus

[yoo r-uh s] /ˈyʊər əs/
noun, plural uruses.
1.
the aurochs.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin ūrus a kind of wild ox (cognate with Greek oûros) < Germanic; compare Old English, Old High German ūr, Old Norse ūrr
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urus

/ˈjʊərəs/
noun (pl) uruses
1.
another name for the aurochs
Word Origin
C17: from ūrus, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German ūr, Old Norse urr, Greek ouros aurochs
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