variant of tauro- before a vowel:
noun 1. a city on the N coast of North Island, in N New Zealand. noun 1. a port in New Zealand, on NE North Island on the Bay of Plenty: exports dairy produce, meat, and timber. Pop: 101 300 (2004 est)
noun the killing of a bull Word Origin Latin taurus ‘bull, steer’
noun, (used with a plural verb) Astronomy. 1. a collection of meteors constituting a meteor shower (Taurid meteor shower) visible during the period of October 26 to November 16 and having its apparent origin in the constellation Taurus.
adjective 1. shaped like a bull or the head or horns of a bull.