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ταῦρος, ὁ, bull, Il.2.481, etc.; as a sacrifice to Poseidon, 11.728, Od.13.181; also ταῦρος βοῦς Il.17.389; ἄπεχε τῆς βοὸς τὸν τ., oracularly of Agamemnon and his wife, A.Ag.1126 (lyr.).

2. priest of Poseidon Taureios, Ath.10.425c.

3. a kind of Lycian boat with bull as figurehead, postulated to explain Europa's bull, Poll. 1.83.

II. the bull as a sign of the Zodiac, Eudox. ap. Hipparch. 1.2.10, Arat.167, al., IG14.1307, Supp.Epigr.7.363.8 (Dura-Europus, ii A.D.), etc.

III. = κοχώνη, Poll.2.173, Gal.14.706: also the pudenda muliebria, Phot.: the male αἰδοῖον, Suid. (Cf. Lat. taurus, Lith. tauras, Slav. turŭ, etc.)