What is ox?

  • (noun): An adult castrated bull of the genus Bos; especially Bos taurus.
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An ox (plural oxen), also known as a bullock in Australia, New Zealand and India, is a bovine trained as a draft animal. Oxen are commonly castrated adult male cattle; castration makes the animals more tractable. Cows (adult females) or bulls (intact males) may also be used in some areas.

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More definitions of "ox":

  • (noun): Any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos.
    Synonyms: wild ox