urus

urus

[yoor-uhs]
noun, plural uruses.
the aurochs.

Origin:
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)
 
n , pl uruses
another name for the aurochs
 
[C17: from ūrus, of Germanic origin; compare Old High German ūr, Old Norse urr, Greek ouros aurochs]

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