Definition of Bibos
1. Noun. Wild ox.
Generic synonyms: Mammal Genus
Group relationships: Bovidae, Family Bovidae
Member holonyms: Ox, Wild Ox, Asian Wild Ox, Bibos Gaurus, Gaur, Bibos Frontalis, Gayal, Mithan
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bibos
Literary usage of Bibos
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Catalogue of Ruminant Mammalia: (Pecora, Linnæus) in the British Museum by John Edward Gray (1872)
"Bibos. Horns on the hinder edge of the frontal hone, which is often very prominent, depressed at the base, directed outwards, recurved at the tip. ..."
2. A Catalogue of the Mammalia in the Museum of the Hon. East-India Company by Thomas Horsfield, East India Company Museum (1851)
"706. Bovis Species, Elliot, Smith, Gray, Trail, et al. 263. Bibos CA ... Large wild Indian Bibos, with fine short limbs; short tail, not reaching to the ..."
3. Catalogue of Mammalia in the Indian Museum, Calcutta by John Anderson, William Lutley Sclater, Indian Museum (1891)
"Bubalus, H. Smith Griffith An. Kingd., v, p. 371 (1827). Anoa, H. Smith Griffith An. Kingd., v, p. 355 (1827). Bibos, Hodgson JAS В., vi, p. 499 (1837). ..."