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noun [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 familyNames for the male and female of animalsCattle and similar animals
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