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COX British & World English

The enzyme cyclooxygenase, which is required for the formation of prostaglandins and is blocked by painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen

cox British & World English

A coxswain, especially of a racing boat

Cox British & World English

An English eating apple of a variety with a red-tinged green skin

Cox New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

variety of eating apple

Cox in Box and Cox British & World English

Used to refer to an arrangement whereby people make use of the same accommodation or facilities at different times, according to a strict arrangement

Cox in Cox British & World English

An English eating apple of a variety with a red-tinged green skin

Box and Cox British & World English

Used to refer to an arrangement whereby people make use of the same accommodation or facilities at different times, according to a strict arrangement

Cox's Bazar British & World English

A port and resort town on the Bay of Bengal, near Chittagong, southern Bangladesh; population 114,700 (est. 2009)

COX-2 inhibitor British & World English

A painkiller that works by inhibiting the enzyme cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2), which triggers the release of prostaglandins

Cox's orange pippin in Cox British & World English

An English eating apple of a variety with a red-tinged green skin