musk ox

noun
|Updated on: 16 Jul 2018

Definition of musk ox

: a heavyset, shaggy-coated, bovid mammal (Ovibos moschatus) of tundra regions of Greenland, Canada, and Alaska with the males producing a strong musky odor from glands beneath the eyes

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1744

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musk ox

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: a shaggy animal like an ox found in Greenland and northern North America

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