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bōs bovis, gen plur. boum or bovum, dat. bōbus or būbus, m and f

, βοῦς, an ox, bull, cow: umeris sustinere bovem: enectus arando, H.: femina, L.: eximiā, L.: torva, V.: boves vendere: cura boum, horned cattle, V.: iuga demere Bobus fatigatis, H.: est bos cervi figurā, etc., a wild ox, Cs. — Prov.: clitellae bovi sunt impositae, the saddle is on the wrong horse: Optat ephippia bos piger, envies the horse, H.

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