ox: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (oks), [key]
— pl. ox•en ox•es
  1. the adult castrated male of the genus Bos, used chiefly as a draft animal.
  2. any member of the bovine family.
  3. a clumsy, stupid fellow.


Pronunciation: [key]
— Chem. Chem.
  1. a combining form meaning “containing oxygen”: oxazine.


Pronunciation: [key]
  1. Oxford.
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  • ox (Thesaurus)