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ox the ox is proverbially a type of strength and fortitude, and of stupidity.
the black ox misfortune, adversity, old age (originally in the traditional saying, the black ox has trod on his foot), recorded from the 16th century.
ox-bone the emblem of St Alphege, who was pelted to death with them by the Danes.
ox-eyed having large dark protuberant eyes like those of an ox; in references to classical literature, a particular epithet of Juno.

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ox / äks/ • n. (pl. ox·en / ˈäksən/ ) a domesticated bovine animal kept for milk or meat; a cow or bull. See cattle (sense 1). ∎  a castrated male of this, formerly much used as a draft animal: [as adj.] an ox cart. ∎  an animal of a group related to the domestic ox. See cattle (sense 2).

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ox pl. oxen bovine animal, esp. castrated male of the domestic species. OE. oxa = OS., OHG. ohso (Du. os, G. ochse), ON. uxi, oxi, Goth. auhsa :- Gmc. *oxsan-, rel. to W. ych, pl. ychen, OIr. oss stag, Skr. ukşán- bull, cattle.

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ox Domesticated cattle of the genus Bos. The term is specifically applied to castrated males used as draught animals. Many varieties of wild cattle are sometimes called wild oxen.

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ox: see cattle.

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ox See BOVIDAE.

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ox Chem. oxalate ion (used in formulae)

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