Tauromachy

Tau*rom"a*chy

(?), n. [Gr. tayromachi`a; tay^ros bull + ma`chh fight.] Bullfighting.
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Tau"rus

(t"rs), n. [L., akin to Gr. tay^ros, and E. steer. See Steer a young ox.] 1. (Astron.) (a) The Bull; the second in order of the twelve signs of the zodiac, which the sun enters about the 20th of April; -- marked thus [] in almanacs. (b) A zodiacal constellation, containing the well-known clusters called the Pleiades and the Hyades, in the latter of which is situated the remarkably bright Aldebaran.
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2. (Zol.) A genus of ruminants comprising the common domestic cattle.
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