coxy

adjective
\ ˈkäksi \
variants: or cocksy
-er/-est

Definition of coxy

 (Entry 1 of 2)

coxy

noun
variants: or less commonly coxey \ ˈkäksē \
plural coxies also coxeys

Definition of coxy (Entry 2 of 2)

: avian coccidiosis

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History and Etymology for coxy

Adjective

alteration of cocks, plural of cock entry 1 (in the phrase cocks of the game fighting cocks) + -y

Noun

modification of New Latin coccidiosis

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“Coxy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coxy. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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