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Strong's #5022 - ταῦρος

Root Word (Etymology)
apparently a primary word [cf (G8450), "steer"]
Parts of Speech
masculine noun
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  1. a bull or ox
Hebrew Equivalent Words:
Strong #: 46 ‑ אָבִיר (aw‑beer');  504 ‑ אֶלֶף (eh'‑lef);  4806 ‑ מְרִיא (mer‑ee');  6499 ‑ פָּר (par, pawr);  7794 ‑ שׁוֹר (shore);  
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Liddell-Scott-Jones Definitions

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., IG 14.1307, 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. tur[ucaron], etc.)

Thayer's Expanded Definition

ταῦρος, ταύρου, (from the root meaning 'thick', 'stout'; allied with σταυρός, which see; cf. Vanicek, p. 1127; Fick Part i., p. 246. Cf. English steer), from Homer down, the Sept. for שׁור, a bull (ox): Matthew 22:4; Acts 14:13; Hebrews 9:13; Hebrews 10:4.

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Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament

ταῦρος , -ου , ,

[in LXX chiefly for H7794;]

a bull: Matthew 22:4, Acts 14:13, Hebrews 9:13; Hebrews 10:4.†

Abbott-Smith Manual Greek Lexicon of the New Testament.
Copyright © 1922 by G. Abbott-Smith, D.D., D.C.L.. T & T Clarke, London.
List of Word Forms
ταυροι ταύροι ταύροί ταῦροί ταύρον ταύρος ταύρου ταυρους ταύρους ταυρων ταύρων tauroi taûroí tauron taurōn taúron taúrōn taurous taúrous
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