What does bos mean?

bos meaning in General Dictionary

A genus of ruminant quadrupeds such as the crazy and domestic cattle distinguished by a stout human anatomy hollow horns and a sizable fold of skin hanging through the neck

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  • crazy and domestic cattle; in some classifications put into the subfamily Bovinae or tribe Bovini
  • A genus of ruminant quadrupeds, such as the wild and domestic cattle, distinguished by a stout human anatomy, hollow horns, and a big fold of epidermis holding from the throat.

bos meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) A genus of ruminant quadrupeds, like the crazy and domestic cattle, distinguished by a stout human anatomy, hollow horns, and a large fold of epidermis hanging through the neck.


Sentence Examples with the word bos

Humped cattle are widely spread over Africa, Madagascar and India, and form a distinct species, Bos indicus, characterized by the presence of a fleshy hump on the shoulders, the convexity (instead of concavity) of the first part of the curve of the horns, the very large size of the dewlap, and the general presence of white rings round the fetlocks, and light circles surrounding the eyes.

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