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gaur

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noun \ˈgau̇(-ə)r\

Definition of gaur

  1. :  a large wild ox (Bos gaurus) of India and southeast Asia with a broad forehead and short thick curved horns



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Origin of gaur

Hindi, from Sanskrit gaura; akin to Sanskrit go bull, cow — more at cow


First Known Use: 1806


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