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gaur

 (gour)
n.
A large, dark brown wild ox (Bos gaurus) of tropical woodlands of South and Southeast Asia. Also called seladang.

[Hindi, from Sanskrit gauraḥ; see gwou- in Indo-European roots.]

gaur

(ɡaʊə)
n
(Animals) a large wild member of the cattle tribe, Bos gaurus, inhabiting mountainous regions of S Asia
[C19: from Hindi, from Sanskrit gāŭra]

gaur

(gaʊər, ˈgaʊ ər)

n., pl. gaurs, (esp. collectively) gaur.
a massive wild ox, Bos (Bibos) gaurus, of S Asia.
[1800–10; < Hindi]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gaur - wild ox of mountainous areas of eastern Indiagaur - wild ox of mountainous areas of eastern India
Bibos, genus Bibos - wild ox
Asian wild ox - genus of Asiatic wild oxen
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