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gaur

[gouuh r, gou-er] /gaʊər, ˈgaʊ ər/
noun, plural gaurs (especially collectively) gaur.
1.
a massive wild ox, Bibos gaurus, of southeastern Asia and the Malay Archipelago, growing to a height of 6 feet (1.8 meters) at the shoulder: now reduced in numbers.
Origin of gaur
1800-1810
1800-10; < Hindi < Sanskrit gaura
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gaur

/ɡaʊə/
noun
1.
a large wild member of the cattle tribe, Bos gaurus, inhabiting mountainous regions of S Asia
Word Origin
C19: from Hindi, from Sanskrit gāŭra
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