Definition of muskox in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈməskäks/
(also musk ox)

noun (plural muskoxen)

A large heavily built goat-antelope with a thick shaggy coat and large curved horns, native to the tundra of North America and Greenland.
  • Ovibos moschatus, family Bovidae.
Example sentences
  • There are also some familiar faces, such as the musk ox, cougar and bison, that have survived the test of time.
  • In North America, bison, pronghorn, and musk ox have increased this past century.
  • We had seen whales, narwhals, polar bear, seals, walrus, musk ox, and countless other natural wonders.

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Syllabification: musk·ox

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