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Definition of "aurochs" []

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aurochs" in a sentence
  • "The aurochs is a species of buffalo greatly resembling those which used to roam our western prairies."
  • "Ordinarily the aurochs was a harmless beast, fighting only when forced to it in self-defense; but an occasional bull there was that developed bellicose tendencies that made discretion upon the side of an unarmed human the better part of valor."
  • "After this he sent a skilled hunter to imitate the sound of an aurochs mother, to call the aurochs father to the edge of the woods."
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