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1) urus. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Bos primigenius) of Europe, northern Africa, and western Asia, believed to be the ancestor of domestic cattle. Also called aurochs. Latin rus, of Germanic origin....

2) aurochs. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: pl. aurochs1. See urus. 2. See wisent. Obsolete German, variant of German Auerochs, from Middle High German rohse, from Old High German rohso : ro,...

3) A New Poet by William Canton. Edmund Clarence Stedman, ed. 1895. A Victorian Anthology, 1837-1895
...world Smiling the naked hunter lay, And sketched on horn the spear he hurled, The urus which he made his prey. Like him I strive in hope my rhymes 25 May keep my...

4) Roosevelt, Theodore. 1916. A Book-Lover's Holidays in the Open: VIII. Primeval Man; and the Horse, the Lion, and the Elephant
...numbers. There were species of wild cattle, including the European bison, and the urus or aurochs—spoken of by Cęsar, and kin to, and doubtless partly ancestral to,...

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