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Is ox a Scrabble word?

Yes. The word ox is a Scrabble US word. The word ox is worth 9 points in Scrabble:

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Is ox a Scrabble UK word?

Yes. The word ox is a Scrabble UK word and has 9 points:

O1X8

Is ox a Words With Friends word?

Yes. The word ox is a Words With Friends word. The word ox is worth 9 points in Words With Friends (WWF):

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Definitions and meaning of ox

ox

Etymology

From Middle English oxe, from Old English oxa, from Proto-Germanic *uhsô (compare West Frisian okse, Dutch os, German Ochse), from Proto-Indo-European *uksḗn. Cognate with Welsh ych (ox), Tocharian A ops, Tocharian B okso (draft-ox), Avestan 𐬎𐬑𐬱𐬀𐬥(uxšan, bull), Sanskrit उक्षन् (ukṣán).

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɑks/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɒks/
  • Rhymes: -ɒks

Noun

ox (plural oxen or (nonstandard) oxes)

  1. An adult castrated male of cattle (B. taurus), especially when used as a beast of burden.
  2. Any bovine animal (genus Bos). A neat, a beef.
    • 1934, commentary on the Qur'an (Sura 39 verse 6) by Abdullah Yusuf Ali:
      Here the same four kinds are mentioned ... These are sheep, goats, camels and oxen.

Synonyms

  • (castrated male of cattle): bullock, steer

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Abenaki: aksen (via "oxen")
  • Malecite-Passamaquoddy: akson (via "oxen")
  • Unami: aksën (via "oxen")

Related terms

  • aurochs (from *ūrô (aurochs) + *uhsô (ox))

Translations

Anagrams

  • XO, xo

Azerbaijani

Etymology

Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰸(oq, arrow), Chuvash ухӑ (uh̬ă), from Proto-Turkic *ok.

Pronunciation

Noun

ox (definite accusative oxu, plural oxlar)

  1. arrow
  2. axis
  3. axle

Declension

Derived terms

  • oxatan
  • oxluq

Further reading

  • “ox” in Obastan.com.

Bonan

Alternative forms

  • ok
  • oke (Gansu)

Etymology

From Proto-Mongolic *ög-. Cognate to Mongolian өгөх (ögökh) and perhaps Khitan 𘲆 (û).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɵx/

Verb

ox

  1. (Qinghai) to give

Middle English

Noun

ox

  1. Alternative form of oxe

Yucatec Maya

Numeral

ox

  1. Obsolete spelling of óox

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a hoofed mammal.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)