tauro-, taur-, tauri- +

(Greek > Latin: bull, steer)

Having the form, or shape, of a bull.
taurophobia (s) (noun) (no plural)
1. An excessive fright of bulls: Having taurophobia, little Alice definitely avoided going to her uncle's farm because of the cattle and oxen which he had.
2. Disapproval of bullfighting: Jane, having taurophobia, was apposed to the corridas seen in Spain or in Portugal in which one bull in an arena is baited and killed by a matador in front of the spectators.
Relating to a bull and a serpent.
1. The second sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about April 20 to May 20.
2. A zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere near Orion; between Aries and Gemini.

Taurus is classified as an earth sign, and its ruling planet is Venus.

Related "bovine; cow, ox, bull" word units: bou-; bovo-; ox-; vaccino-.