taurus

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New Latin, from Latin taurus ‎(bull)

Noun[edit]

taurus

  1. Used attributively as a species epithet

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Latin[edit]

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taurus (a bull)

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *táwros. Cognates include Ancient Greek ταῦρος ‎(taûros), Old Prussian tauris, Proto-Germanic *steuraz. Possibly of Semitic origin; confer Proto-Semitic *θawr-, compare Arabic ثور.

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Noun[edit]

taurus m ‎(genitive taurī); second declension

  1. a bull, steer
  2. an instrument of torture, in the shape of a bull
  3. a small bird that sounds like the lowing of oxen, possibly the bittern
  4. a kind of beetle
  5. (anatomy) the perineum

Inflection[edit]

Second declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative taurus taurī
genitive taurī taurōrum
dative taurō taurīs
accusative taurum taurōs
ablative taurō taurīs
vocative taure taurī

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Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

taurus m

  1. accusative plural form of taurs