Oryx in Scrabble Dictionary

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Is oryx a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word oryx is a Scrabble US word. The word oryx is worth 14 points in Scrabble:

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Is oryx a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word oryx is a Scrabble UK word and has 14 points:

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Is oryx a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word oryx is a Words With Friends word. The word oryx is worth 13 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Valid words made from Oryx

You can make 6 words from 'oryx' in our Scrabble US and Canada dictionary.


4 letters words from 'oryx'

ORYX 14 

3 letters words from 'oryx'

OXY 13 

2 letters words from 'oryx'

OR 2OX 9
OY 5YO 5

All 4 letters words made out of oryx

oryx royx oyrx yorx ryox yrox orxy roxy oxry xory rxoy xroy oyxr yoxr oxyr xoyr yxor xyor ryxo yrxo rxyo xryo yxro xyro

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word oryx. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in oryx.

Definitions and meaning of oryx

oryx

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Etymology

From Latin, from Ancient Greek ὄρυξ (órux, a pickax; an oryx (the antelope)).

Noun

oryx (plural oryxes or oryx)

  1. Any of several antelopes, of genus Oryx, native to Africa, the males and females of which have long, straight horns.

Synonyms

  • sabre antelope

Translations

Anagrams

  • Roxy

Latin

Etymology

From Ancient Greek ὄρυξ (órux), the antelope probably being named after the sharp iron digging tools with the same name, because of the shape of its horns.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈo.ryks/, [ˈɔ.rʏks]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈo.riks/, [ˈɔː.riks]

Noun

oryx m (genitive orygis); third declension

  1. antelope, gazelle
  2. wild goat
  3. wild bull or ox

Declension

Third-declension noun.

References

  • oryx in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • oryx in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • oryx in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • oryx in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]
  • oryx in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a kind of African antelope.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)