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n. pl. u·rus·es

[Latin ūrus, of Germanic origin.]


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


(ˈɔr ɒks)

n., pl. -rochs.
1. a large, extinct European wild ox, Bos primigenius.
2. bison. (def. 2).
[1760–70; < German, variant (now obsolete) of Auerochs, Old High German ūrohso=ūr (c. Old English ūr bison) + ohso ox]
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Noun1.urus - large recently extinct long-horned European wild oxurus - large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox; considered one of the ancestors of domestic cattle
Bos, genus Bos - wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini
wild ox, ox - any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos
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He also brought forth two large drinking cups, made out of the horn of the urus, and hooped with silver.
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after their cross-town rivals Lamborghini unleashed a Urus crossover to critical acclaim.
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Launched to the world in December, this car boasts a supercar soul and the functionality you would expect from an SUV - the Lamborghini Urus is the world's first Super Sport Utility vehicle.
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Italy-based Pirelli, a leading global tyre manufacturer, will provide six types of tyres for Lamborghini's new Urus.
For 2018 alone, in addition to the Atlas, there are the Stinger (a sport sedan from Kia), the Velar (a new addition to the Range Rover lineup) and the Urus (a Lamborghini billed as the world's fastest SUV).
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New Delhi: Italian Supercar maker Lamborghini launched the much-awaited Urus SUV in India on Thursday.