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cox

1cox

noun \ˈkäks\

: a person who steers a rowing boat in races

Full Definition of COX

:  coxswain
coxed \ˈkäkst\ adjective
cox·less \ˈkäks-ləs\ adjective

First Known Use of COX

1869

Other Nautical Terms

avast, aweigh, flotsam, jib, keel, lee, port, starboard, stay

Rhymes with COX

2cox

verb

Definition of COX

:  coxswain

First Known Use of COX

1881

Other Nautical Terms

avast, aweigh, flotsam, jib, keel, lee, port, starboard, stay

COX

noun \ˈkäks\

Definition of COX

:  cyclooxygenase —often used with the number 1 or 2 to indicate one of the two variants of the enzyme

Origin of COX

by shortening & alteration
First Known Use: 1990

Other Biochemistry Terms

bile, biodegradable, capsaicin, keratin, metabolism

cox

noun \ˈkäks\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COX

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