Oxlike Ox"like, a. Characteristic of, or like, an ox. [1913 Webster]

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  • oxlike — adjective Resembling an ox or some aspect of one: strong, foolish, etc …   Wiktionary

  • oxlike — adj. similar to an ox, resembling an ox …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oxlike — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ adjective : resembling, suggestive of, or having the characteristics of an ox …   Useful english dictionary

  • ox — oxlike, adj. /oks/, n., pl. oxen for 1, 2, oxes for 3. 1. the adult castrated male of the genus Bos, used chiefly as a draft animal. 2. any member of the bovine family. 3. Informal. a clumsy, stupid fellow. [bef. 900; ME oxe, OE oxa; c. OFris oxa …   Universalium

  • bison — bisontine /buy seuhn tuyn , zeuhn /, adj. /buy seuhn, zeuhn/, n., pl. bison. 1. Also called American bison, American buffalo. a North American, oxlike ruminant, Bison bison, having a large head and high, humped shoulders: formerly common in North …   Universalium

  • eland — /ee leuhnd/, n., pl. elands, (esp. collectively) eland. either of two large African antelopes of the genus Taurotragus, having long, spirally twisted horns: now rare. [1780 90; < Afrik < D eland elk (MD elen, elant) < early modern G Elen(d), prob …   Universalium

  • bovine — [bō′vīn΄, bō′vēn΄] adj. [LL bovinus < L bos (gen. bovis), ox: see COW1] 1. of an ox 2. having oxlike qualities; thought of as oxlike; slow, dull, stupid, stolid, etc. n. 1. any of a genus (Bos) of bovid ruminants 2. any similar bovid …   English World dictionary

  • bag — Udder Ud der, n. [OE. uddir, AS. [=u]der; akin to D. uijer, G. euter, OHG. [=u]tar, [=u]tiro, Icel. j[=u]gr, Sw. jufver, jur, Dan. yver, L. uber, Gr. o y^qar, Skr. [=u]dhar. [root]216. Cf. {Exuberant}.] 1. (Anat.) The glandular organ in which… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bovine — Bo vine, a. [LL. bovinus, fr. L. bos, bovis, ox, cow: cf. F. bovine. See {Cow}.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Of or pertaining to the genus {Bos}; relating to, or resembling, the ox or cow; oxlike; as, the bovine genus; a bovine antelope. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • boxlike — oxlike boxy oxyadj. resembling a box in rectangularity. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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