Definition of Ovibos in US English:

Ovibos

noun

Zoology
  • A genus of mammals of the family Bovidae whose only living representative is the musk ox, Ovibos moschatus; (also ovibos) a mammal of this genus, a musk ox (rare).

Origin

Early 19th century. From scientific Latin Ovibos from classical Latin ovis sheep + bōs ox, as the animal was considered to represent a type intermediate between the sheep and the ox.

Pronunciation

Ovibos

/ˈəʊvɪbɒs/