HyperDic: genus_bos

English > 1 sense of the expression genus Bos:
NOUNanimalgenus Bos, Boswild and domestic cattle
English > genus Bos: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningwild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini.
SynonymBos
Member ofBovidae, family Bovidaetrue antelopes
MembersBrahman, Brahma, Brahmin, Bos indicusAny of several breeds of Indian cattle
aurochs, urus, Bos primigeniuslarge recently extinct long-horned European wild ox
banteng, banting, tsine, Bos bantengwild ox of the Malay Archipelago
bovineAny of various members of the genus Bos
cattle, cows, kine, oxen, Bos taurusdomesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
ox, wild oxAny of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos
oxAn adult castrated bull of the genus Bos
yak, Bos grunnienslarge long-haired wild ox of Tibet often domesticated
zebudomesticated ox having a humped back and long horns and a large dewlap
Broadermammal genusA genus of mammals
Spanishbos, genus bos
Catalanbos, Bos, genus bos
Adjectivesbovine, bovidof or relating to or belonging to the genus Bos (cattle)

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