lox

noun (1)
\ ˈläks How to pronounce lox (audio) \

Definition of lox

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: liquid oxygen

lox

noun (2)
plural lox or loxes

Definition of lox (Entry 2 of 2)

: salmon that has been cured in brine and sometimes smoked

First Known Use of lox

Noun (1)

1923, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1939, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for lox

Noun (1)

liquid oxygen

Noun (2)

Yiddish laks, from Middle High German lahs salmon, from Old High German; akin to Old English leax salmon

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“Lox.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lox. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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