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Definition of "gaur" [‖Gaur]

  • A large, dark-coated wild ox (Bos gaurus) of hilly areas of southeast Asia. Also called seladang. (noun)

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 "gaur" in a sentence
  • "With its huge head, massive body, and sturdy limbs, the gaur is the embodiment of vigor and strength."
  • "The Year 2000, was a story about how a group of scientists were trying to help save an endangered species of bovine called the gaur by using modern-day cattle as surrogates for clones."
  • "Bob Lanza of Advanced Cell Technology in Worcester, Massachusetts cloned an endangered wild cattle species called the gaur using a cow's egg."