a combining form meaning “bull,” used in the formation of compound words: taurocholic.

Also taur-, tauri-.

Origin of tauro-

combining form representing Latin taurus, Greek taûros
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British Dictionary definitions for tauro-


before a vowel taur-

combining form

denoting a bulltauromachy

Word Origin for tauro-

from Latin taurus bull, Greek tauros
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