noun \ˈläks\

Definition of LOX

:  liquid oxygen

Origin of LOX

liquid oxygen
First Known Use: 1923

Other Aeronautics/Aerospace Terms

airway, apron, corridor, dirigible, fishtail, flat-hat, vector

Rhymes with LOX


plural lox or lox·es

Definition of LOX

:  salmon that has been cured in brine and sometimes smoked

Origin of LOX

Yiddish laks, from Middle High German lahs salmon, from Old High German; akin to Old English leax salmon
First Known Use: 1939

Other Food Terms

Reuben, calamari, chuck, curry, edamame, foie gras, hummus, leaven, nonpareil, peel


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