Pronunciation: ǒks
n.1.(Zool.) The male of bovine quadrupeds, especially the domestic animal when castrated and grown to its full size, or nearly so. The word is also applied, as a general name, to any species of bovine animals, male and female.
All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field.
- Ps. viii. 7.
Grunting ox
(Zool.) the yak.
Indian ox
(Zool.) the zebu.
Javan ox
(Zool.) the banteng.
Musk ox
(Zool.) See under Musk.
Ox bile
See Ox gall, below.
Ox gall
the fresh gall of the domestic ox; - used in the arts and in medicine.
Ox pith
ox marrow.
Ox ray
(Zool.) a very large ray (Dicerobatis Giornæ) of Southern Europe. It has a hornlike organ projecting forward from each pectoral fin. It sometimes becomes twenty feet long and twenty-eight feet broad, and weighs over a ton. Called also sea devil.
- Marston.
To have the black ox tread on one's foot
to be unfortunate; to know what sorrow is (because black oxen were sacrificed to Pluto).
- Leigh Hunt.
Noun1.Oxox - an adult castrated bull of the genus Bos; especially Bos taurus
2.ox - any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos
Synonyms: wild ox
(language, tool)Ox - A preprocessor, written by Kurt Bischoff of Iowa State University, that extends and generalises the syntax and semantics of Yacc, Lex, and C. Ox's support of LALR1 grammars generalises yacc in the way that attribute grammars generalise context-free grammars. It augments Yacc and Lex specifications with definitions of synthesised and inherited attributes written in C syntax. Ox checks these specifications for consistency and completeness, and generates a program that builds and decorates attributed parse trees. Ox accepts a most general class of attribute grammars. The user may specify postdecoration traversals for easy ordering of side effects such as code generation.

Latest version: G1.01, as of 1993-11-14.


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["User Manual for Ox: An Attribute-Grammar Compiling System based on Yacc, Lex and C", K.M. Bischoff, TR92-30, Iowa State U, Dec 1992].
To see an ox in your dream, signifies that you will be a distinguished person in your community attracting many admirers. Consider also the familiar metaphor, "as stubborn as an ox". To see a dead ox, symbolizes bereavement. To see a pair of yoked oxen, symbolizes a strong commitment to your lover or a happy and wealthy marriage.Brahman, Gibraltar, Indian buffalo, Siberian husky, ass, aurochs, beast of burden, beef, beef cattle, beeves, bison, blockhead, blunderer, blunderhead, boor, bossy, botcher, bovine, bovine animal, buffalo, bull, bullock, bumbler, bungler, calf, camel, carabao, cattle, clod, clodhopper, clodknocker, clot, clown, cow, critter, dairy cattle, dairy cow, dogie, dolt, draft animal, dromedary, elephant, fumbler, gawk, gowk, heart of oak, heifer, hornless cow, horse, husky, iron, kine, klutz, leppy, lion, llama, looby, lout, lubber, malamute, maverick, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker, mule, muley cow, muley head, musk-ox, nails, neat, oaf, oak, oxen, pack horse, reindeer, rock, sledge dog, slouch, slubberer, steel, steer, stirk, stot, sumpter, sumpter horse, sumpter mule, wisent, yak, yearling, yokel, zebu
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own goal
own right
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Ox bile
Ox gall
Ox pith
Ox ray
ox-eyed daisy
oxalacetic acid
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