Definition of Bonasus

1. n. The aurochs or European bison. See Aurochs.



Definition of Bonasus

1. Noun. A bonnacon. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bonasus

1. a bison [n -ES] - See also: bison

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bonasus

bona vacantia
bonaccordite
bonaci
bonacis
bonacon
bonacons
bonafide
bonamani
bonamano
bonamia
bonamias
bonanza
bonanzas
bonasus (current term)
bonasuses
bonattite
bonavist
bonbon
bonbons
bonce
boncer
bonces
boncilate
bond
bond-trading activity
bond angle
bond certificate
bond discount

Literary usage of Bonasus

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1860)
"identifies the bonasus of Aristotle pairs. For a copious history of the wild oxen ... 411-8., of the horns in the bonasus by supposing that it 4to. was an ..."

2. The Entertaining Naturalist: Being Popular Descriptions, Tales, and by Loudon (Jane) (1850)
"(Bos bonasus.} THERE are two kinds of Bison ; one a native of Europe, and the other of America. The European Bison, or bonasus, is as large as a bull or ox; ..."

3. History of the American Bison, Bison Americanus by Joel Asaph Allen, Geological Survey (U.S.) (1877)
"The length of the carpus and metacarpus in B. americanus (same specimens) to the length ок tarsus and metatarsus is as 74 to 100 ; in Bison bonasus, ..."

4. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1887)
"In the ruminating sections of the artiodactyla, as is well known, the second and fifth metacarpals are The only other skeleton of Bison bonasus in this ..."

5. Contributions Toward a History of Arabico-Gothic Culture by Leo Wiener (1921)
"which he says that the bonasus resembles an ox, except that it has a mane like a ... at the end of the list shows that the bonasus was slipped in later, ..."

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