nounWord forms: plural ˈauˌrochs
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Word origin of 'aurochs'
< OHG ūrohso
, aurochs (< IE base *wer-
, damp > urine
& names of male animals, as L verres
, boar, Sans v57461ṣabháḥ
, bull) + ohso