The Aurochs was a British A Class submarine of 1120 tons displacement launched in 1945 for service in the Pacific. The Aurochs was powered by diesel engines and electric motors providing a top speed of 19 knots surfaced and 8 knots submerged. She carried a complement of 60 and was armed with one 4 inch dual-purpose gun; one 20 mm anti-aircraft gun;
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(pronounced OR-rox) Aurochs was a large, wild ox that lived in Europe. This hoofed mammal (an artiodactyl) went extinct in 1627. It was black and had forward-curving horns; it stood about 6 feet (1.8 m) tall at the shoulder. The aurochs was the ancestor of domestic cattle. The genus and species are Bos primigenius.
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- large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox
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[ German auerochs
, Old High German ūrohso
(cf. Anglo-Saxon ūr
) + ohso
ox, German ochs
. Confer Owre
The European bison ( Bison bonasus, or Europæus
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<zoology> The European bison (Bison bonasus, or Europaeus), once widely distributed, but now nearly extinct, except where protected in the Lithuanian forests, and perhaps in the Caucasus. It is distinct from the Urus of Caesar, with which it has often been confused. ... Origin: G. Auerochs, OHG. Rohso; r (cf. AS. R) + ohso ox, G. Ochs. Cf. Ow
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Bos primigenius noun
large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox; considered one of the ancestors of domestic cattle
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• (n.) The European bison (Bison bonasus, / Europaeus), once widely distributed, but now nearly extinct, except where protected in the Lithuanian forests, and perhaps in the Caucasus. It is distinct from the Urus of Caesar, with which it has often been confused.
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(species Bos primigenius), extinct wild ox of Europe, family Bovidae (order Artiodactyla), from which cattle are probably descended. The aurochs ...
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(Bojanus, 1827) Bos primigenius namadicus (Falconer, 1859) Bos primigenius africanus (Thomas, 1881) | synonyms = Bos mauretanicus Thomas, 1881 The aurochs (s or s; also urus, Bos primigenius), the ancestor of domestic cattle, was a type of large wild cattle which inhabited Europe, Asia and North Africa, but which is now extinct; it survived in Eur
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aurochs: see cattle.
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The aurochs was a species of wild bull or buffalo, the urus of Caesar, bison of Pliny, the European bison, Bos or Bonassus Bison of modern naturalists. This animal was once abundant in Europe, but by 1900 it was extinct in the wild except for a few herds in the forests of Lithuania afforded the protection of the Emperor of Russia, and shortly after
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Extinct species of long-horned wild cattle Bos primigenius
that formerly roamed Europe, southwestern Asia, and North Africa. It survived in Poland until 1627. Black to reddish or grey, it was up to 1.8 m/6 ft at the shoulder. It is depicted in many cave paintings, and is considered the ancestor of domestic cattle
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