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ox in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoxox /ɒks $ ɑːks/ noun (plural oxen /ˈɒksən $ ˈaːk-/) [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 HBAa bull whose sex organs have been removed, often used for working on farms2 HBAa large cow or bull
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oxThe strength of the horses and oxen was on display, as was the speed and grace of the harness horses.Patients used to arrive by ox cart.One day, Paul found a cold ox, a baby blue ox, in the snow.After she'd cleared up lunch she hoisted Ethel's huge ox heart out of its water on to the chopping board.In retrospect this complaint seems ludicrous, like criticizing tractors because they do not require oxen.To this the tiger agreed, and taking the oxen with him for safety, the farmer hurried home.