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u·rus

 (yo͝or′əs)
n. pl. u·rus·es

[Latin ūrus, of Germanic origin.]

urus

(ˈjʊərəs)
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]

au•rochs

(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