• Tau Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) The nineteenth letter (/, /) of the Greek alphabet, equivalent to English t.
  2. (n.) The common American toadfish; -- so called from a marking resembling the Greek letter tau (/).

• Tauriform Definition & Synonyms

  1. (a.) Having the form of a bull.

• Taurine Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) A body occurring in small quantity in the juices of muscle, in the lungs, and elsewhere, but especially in the bile, where it is found as a component part of taurocholic acid, from which it can be prepared by decomposition of the acid. It crystallizes in colorless, regular six-sided prisms, and is especially characterized by containing both nitrogen and sulphur, being chemically amido-isethionic acid, C2H7NSO3.
  2. (a.) Of or pertaining to the genus Taurus, or cattle.