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bĭson , ontis, m., = βίσων [acc. to Oppian. Cyn. 2, 155, named from the Thracian Βίστονες],
I.a species of wild ox living in northern regions, the Urus, the humpbacked ox, bison: Bos bison, Linn.; Plin. 8, 15, 15, § 38; Sen. Hippol. 65; Mart. Spect. 23, 4; Sol. 20.
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    • Pliny the Elder, Naturalis Historia, 8.38
    • Seneca, Phaedra, 65
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