the killing of a bull
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.
adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a bull. 2. pertaining to the zodiacal sign Taurus. noun, Chemistry. 1. a neutral crystalline substance, C 2 H 7 NO 3 S, obtained from bile. adjective 1. of, relating to, or resembling a bull noun 1. a derivative of the amino acid, cysteine, obtained from the bile […]
1. a combining form meaning “bull,” used in the formation of compound words: taurocholic. combining form 1. denoting a bull: tauromachy