gaur

[ gouuhr, gou-er ]
/ gaʊər, ˈgaʊ ər /

noun, plural gaurs, (especially collectively) gaur.

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.

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Origin of gaur

1800–10; <Hindi <Sanskrit gaura
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British Dictionary definitions for gaur

gaur
/ (ɡaʊə) /

noun

a large wild member of the cattle tribe, Bos gaurus, inhabiting mountainous regions of S Asia

Word Origin for gaur

C19: from Hindi, from Sanskrit gāŭra
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