HyperDic: oxen

English > 1 sense of the word oxen:
NOUNanimaloxen, cattle, cows, kine, Bos taurusdomesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
oxen > pronunciation
Soundsaa'ksahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > oxen: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
Meaningdomesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age.
Example "a team of oxen"
Synonymscattle, cows, kine, Bos taurus
Member ofBos, genus Boswild and domestic cattle
herdA group of cattle or sheep or other domestic mammals all of the same kind that are herded by humans
Memberscalfyoung of domestic cattle
Partsbeef, boeufmeat from an adult domestic bovine
NarrowerAfricandertall large-horned humped cattle of South Africa
DevonRed dual-purpose cattle of English origin
Welsh, Welsh BlackA breed of dual-purpose cattle developed in Wales
beef, beef cattlecattle that are reared for their meat
bulluncastrated adult male of domestic cattle
bullock, steercastrated bull
cow, moo-cowfemale of domestic cattle
dairy cattle, dairy cow, milch cow, milk cow, milcher, milkercattle that are reared for their milk
gradeA variety of cattle produced by crossbreeding with a superior breed
oxAn adult castrated bull of the genus Bos
red pollhornless short-haired breed of beef and dairy cattle
stirkyearling heifer or bullock
BroaderbovineAny of various members of the genus Bos
SpanishBos Taurus, bovino, bovinos, bueyes, ganado, ganado vacuno, toro, vaca, vacas, vacuno
Catalanbestiar boví, bestiar, Bos taurus, vaca

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