wild ox

  1. any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos
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How To Use wild ox In A Sentence

  • Apparently, Irish cows are not Irish either, but relations of the first domesticated wild oxen to be brought to this part of the world from the east by the first farmers.
  • The Siamese crocodile, the banteng, a species of wild cattle, and a wild ox known as the kouprey are each Critically Endangered. Rainforest Portal RSS Newsfeed
  • The simile is appropriate if the reference is to the aurochs or wild ox, because they had huge, long horns.
  • From the horns of the wild oxen you have rescued me.
  • It states that the 'urus' was the only indigenous wild ox in this country, and the source of all our domesticated breeds as well as of the few wild ones that remain, such as the Chillingham breed, which is small, white, with the inside of the ear red, and a brownish muzzle. A Short History of English Agriculture
  • If the kouprey or Cambodian wild ox Bos sauvalis (EN), were to be rediscovered on the Cambodian border in the Dongrak mountains which are a continuation of the Phanom Dongrak range, the Parks would provide suitable habitat for its reintroduction. Dong Phayayan Khao-Yai Forest Complex, Thailand
  • These wild oxen appear to have made no detectable contribution to the domestic gene pool; they did not interbreed with their domestic contemporaries.
  • Anecdote from field notes: Zulu praise-singers hail the buffalo as the wild ox that defied taming by generations of kings.
  • As far as I know, the Nazis never got to thinking about restoring migratory eagles, warblers, cross-border wolves, or wild oxen.
  • The ones of more recent date were from wild oxen that had lived as neighbors of domestic herds then kept in Britain.
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