Definition of Genus bos

1. Noun. Wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini.




Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Bos

genus Bocconia
genus Boehmeria
genus Bolbitis
genus Boletellus
genus Boletus
genus Boltonia
genus Bomarea
genus Bombax
genus Bombina
genus Bombus
genus Bombyx
genus Bonasa
genus Borago
genus Borrelia
genus Bos
genus Boselaphus
genus Boswellia
genus Botaurus
genus Bothrops
genus Botrychium
genus Bougainvillaea
genus Bougainvillea
genus Bouteloua
genus Bowiea
genus Boykinia
genus Brachinus
genus Brachychiton
genus Brachycome
genus Brachystegia

Literary usage of Genus bos

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. First Course in Biology by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Walter Moore Coleman (1908)
"The sacred cow of India (Bos indicus) is so like the cow and buffalo as also to belong in the genus Bos. Why is not the camel, which, like Bos bison, ..."

2. Catalogue and Hand-book of the Archaeological Collections in the Indian Museum by Indian Museum, John Anderson (1883)
"The right ramus of the lower jaw of an animal belonging to the genus Bos, but imperfect. Mr. 27.—The right metacarpal of an animal belonging to the genus ..."

3. Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal, Exhibiting a View of the Progressive by Robert Jameson, Sir William Jardine, Henry D Rogers (1828)
"... on a fragment of a fossil skull of the genus Bos, from the banks of the Mississippi, he shews that it, in all probability, is part of an extinct species ..."

4. The Edinburgh New Philosophical Journal (1828)
"... on a fragment of a fossil skull of the genus Bos, from the banks of the Mississippi, he shews that it, in all probability, is part of an extinct species ..."

5. Proceedings of the Cambridge Philosophical Society by Cambridge Philosophical Society (1892)
"By Professor Sedgwick: Exhibition of a pair of large fossil horns, of some species of the genus Bos, found near Walton in Essex. By Will. Whewell, MA (Trin. ..."

6. History of Polled Aberdeen Or Angus Cattle: Giving an Account of the Origin by James Macdonald, James Sinclair (1882)
"... upon as the conglomerate produce of two or more distinctly different species of the genus Bos, or as the variegated offshoots of one great parent stem. ..."

7. Annals of the Lyceum of Natural History of New York by New York Academy of Sciences (1828)
"That there formerly existed within the actual limits of the United States, four, and probably five species of the genus Bos. Of these only one is at the ..."

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