Definition of oxtail in English:


Syllabification: ox·tail
Pronunciation: /ˈäksˌtāl


  • 1The tail of a cow.
  • 1.1Meat from this, used especially for making soup.
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    • 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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