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ox  (ks)
n. pl. ox·en (ksn)
1. An adult castrated bull of the genus Bos, especially B. taurus, used chiefly as a draft animal.
2. A bovine mammal.

[Middle English, from Old English oxa; see uks-en- in Indo-European roots.]


ox  /ks/  n. oxen /ksn/ any of the large domesticated cattle, esp. a castrated bull, used for farm work: Oxen pull plows on many farms in the world. ox

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