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ox

noun \ˈäks\

: a bull that has had its sex organs removed

: a cow or bull

plural ox·en \ˈäk-sən\ also ox

Full Definition of OX

1
:  a domestic bovine mammal (Bos taurus); broadly :  a bovine mammal
2
:  an adult castrated male domestic ox

Origin of OX

Middle English, from Old English oxa; akin to Old High German ohso ox, Sanskrit ukṣā bull, and perhaps to Sanskrit ukṣati he moistens, Greek hygros wet — more at humor
First Known Use: before 12th century

Other Mammals Terms

dormouse, dugong, gibbon, grimalkin, sable, stoat, ungulate, vole

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