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oxtail Syllabification: ox·tail
Pronunciation: /ˈäksˌtāl/

Definition of oxtail in English:


1The tail of a cow.
1.1Meat from this, used especially for making soup.
Example sentences
  • I love their beautiful rich soup which has shreds of oxtail in it.
  • The dish: a roasted sea scallop with serrano ham, braised oxtail, picholine olives, sweet garlic purée and crispy artichokes.
  • Bring a saucepan of water to a simmer and heat oxtail for 10 minutes.

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