Definition of Bos taurus

1. Noun. Domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age. "A team of oxen"

Exact synonyms: Cattle, Cows, Kine, Oxen
Member holonyms: Calf
Group relationships: Bos, Genus Bos, Herd
Generic synonyms: Bovine
Specialized synonyms: Ox, Stirk, Bullock, Steer, Bull, Cow, Moo-cow, Beef, Beef Cattle, Welsh, Welsh Black, Red Poll, Africander, Dairy Cattle, Dairy Cow, Milch Cow, Milcher, Milk Cow, Milker, Devon, Grade
Terms within: Beef, Boeuf
Derivative terms: Cattleship

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bos Taurus

Borrelia mazzottii
Borrelia parkeri
Borrelia persica
Borrelia recurrentis
Borrelia theileri
Borrelia turicatae
Borrelia venezuelensis
Borromean Islands
Bos banteng
Bos grunniens
Bos indicus
Bos primigenius
Bos taurus
Bose-Einstein condensate
Bose-Einstein statistics
Boselaphus tragocamelus
Bosin's disease
Boskop man
Bosman rule

Literary usage of Bos taurus

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1. A Manual of organic materia medica: Being a Guide to Materia Medica of the by John Michael Maisch (1885)
"The arterial fluid of the ox, bos taurus, Linné,. Class, Mammalia ; order, Ruminantia. Habitat.—Domesticated. Properties.—Red, opaque ; sp. grav. ..."

2. Liberia by Harry Hamilton Johnston, Otto Stapf (1906)
"They are cylindrical, of very great length, generally longest in the cows, and compared with those of bos taurus they take a different direction in growth.2 ..."

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