Meaning of “ox” in the English Dictionary

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"ox" in British English

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oxnoun [ C ]

uk /ɒks/ us /ɑːks/ plural oxen

a bull (= male cow) that has had its reproductive organs removed, used in the past for pulling heavy things on farms, or, more generally, any adult of the cattle family

(Definition of “ox” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"ox" in American English

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oxnoun [ C ]

us /ɑks/ plural oxen /ˈɑk·sən/

an adult animal of the cattle family, esp. a male that has had its sexual organs removed

(Definition of “ox” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)