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ox
American English: /ɑks/
British English: /ɒks/

Translation of ox in Spanish:

noun plural oxen

  • a blow that would fell an ox
    un golpe capaz de tirar a un toro
    as strong as an ox
    fuerte como un toro or un roble
    Example sentences
    • The average farm had poultry, pigs, and livestock, used oxen as draught animals, and would, in the eighteenth century, acquire horses.
    • There was a crude, wooden cart pulled by two oxen, whose nodding heads kept rhythm with the gay fringes on their horns.
    • Carts pulled by malnourished oxen and bicycles were the main modes of transportation.

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    Pronunciation: fɔːˈtɪsɪməʊ
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