genus Bos

noun
wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini
Syn: ↑Bos
Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Bovidae, ↑family Bovidae
Member Meronyms:
bovine, ↑ox, ↑wild ox, ↑cattle, ↑cows, ↑kine, ↑oxen, ↑Bos taurus, ↑Brahman, ↑Brahma, ↑Brahmin, ↑Bos indicus, ↑zebu, ↑aurochs, ↑urus, ↑Bos primigenius, ↑yak, ↑Bos grunniens, ↑banteng, ↑banting, ↑tsine, ↑Bos banteng

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  • Bos — Taxobox name = Bos image width = 250px image caption = Banteng ( Bos javanicus ) regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammal ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Bovidae subfamilia = Bovinae genus = Bos genus authority = Linnaeus, 1758… …   Wikipedia

  • Bos — noun wild and domestic cattle; in some classifications placed in the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini • Syn: ↑genus Bos • Hypernyms: ↑mammal genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Bovidae, ↑family Bovidae • Memb …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bos acutifrons — Taxobox name = Bos acutifrons status = Fossil regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Bovidae subfamilia = Bovinae genus = Bos species = B. acutifrons binomial = Bos acutifrons binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bos planifrons — Taxobox name = Bos planifrons status = Fossil regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo = Artiodactyla familia = Bovidae subfamilia = Bovinae genus = Bos species = B. planifrons binomial = Bos planifrons binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bos aegyptiacus — Taxobox name = Egyptian Cattle image caption = Three oxen. Painted wood from the Middle Kingdom period, 2033–1710 BC, found in the necropolis of Deir el Bersheh. status = EX regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Mammalia ordo =… …   Wikipedia

  • Bos taurus — Beef Beef (b[=e]f), n. [OE. boef, befe, beef, OF. boef, buef, F. b[oe]ef, fr. L. bos, bovis, ox; akin to Gr. boy^s, Skr. g[=o] cow, and E. cow. See 2d {Cow}.] 1. An animal of the genus {Bos}, especially the common species, {Bos taurus}, including …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bos banteng — noun wild ox of the Malay Archipelago • Syn: ↑banteng, ↑banting, ↑tsine • Hypernyms: ↑ox, ↑wild ox • Member Holonyms: ↑Bos, ↑genus Bos …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bos grunniens — noun large long haired wild ox of Tibet often domesticated • Syn: ↑yak • Hypernyms: ↑ox, ↑wild ox • Member Holonyms: ↑Bos, ↑genus Bos …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bos indicus — noun any of several breeds of Indian cattle; especially a large American heat and tick resistant greyish humped breed evolved in the Gulf States by interbreeding Indian cattle and now used chiefly for crossbreeding • Syn: ↑Brahman, ↑Brahma,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bos primigenius — noun large recently extinct long horned European wild ox; considered one of the ancestors of domestic cattle • Syn: ↑aurochs, ↑urus • Hypernyms: ↑ox, ↑wild ox • Member Holonyms: ↑Bos, ↑genus Bos …   Useful english dictionary

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