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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]
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
The gayal belongs to the family Bovidae, tribe Bovini, group Bovina, genus Bos and species Bos frontalis.
2010) analyzed mtDNA control region sequences of 71 samples and SRY gene sequences of 39 samples, together with the available sequences in GenBank which showed that Yunnan gayal originated from the hybridization between male Bos frontalis and female Bos taurus or Bos indicus, and that Yunnan cattle mostly originated from B.
2004), have shown that Bos frontalis is distinctly different from Bos taurus and Bos indicus.