urus n : large recently extinct long-horned European wild ox; considered one of the ancestors of domestic cattle [syn: aurochs, Bos primigenius]
EtymologyFrom urus, from .
- The aurochs.
- 1819: He also brought forth two large drinking cups, made out of the horn of the urus, and hooped with silver. — Walter Scott, Ivanhoe
Urus may refer to: