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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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The article in Cloning describes how ACT researchers and their collaborators fused somatic cells of the endangered gaurs (Bos gaurus) with the enucleated oocytes from domestic cows (Bos taurus).
Four nilgais have already succumbed to FMD in the Bannerghatta Biological Park ( BBP) in the last three days, while gaurs are showing symptoms of the disease in the BRT Hills Wildlife Sanctuary in Chamarajanagar district.
When people complain that the money Dresser uses to clone gaurs or deep freeze tiger sperm might be better used to buy up habitat, she is unapologetic.