noun, plural au·rochs.
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A terrible storm melts the polar ice caps, unleashing a group of prehistoric creatures called Aurochs.The Daily Beast’s Oscar Nominees: Leonardo DiCaprio, Anne Hathaway & More|Marlow Stern|January 4, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The urus, or aurochs, is the same animal as the common bull, in his wild and natural state.
All the domestic oxen without hunches have proceeded originally from the aurochs, and those with the hunch from the bison.
The urus or aurochs, is the same animal as our common bull, in his wild and natural state.
But our domestic cattle are derived from some form of aurochs—probably from some lesser Central Asiatic variety.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind|Herbert George Wells
What this creature was is not clear; possibly it was the aurochs or buffalo—Bordes vengeable beast, the Bovy of Bohemia.Medival Byways|Louis F. Salzmann