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English noun: oxen

1. oxen (animal) domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age

SamplesSo many head of cattle.
Wait till the cows come home.
Seven thin and ill-favored kine.
A team of oxen.

SynonymsBos taurus, cattle, cows, kine

Broader (hypernym)bovine

Narrower (hyponym)Africander, beef, beef cattle, bull, bullock, cow, dairy cattle, dairy cow, Devon, grade, milch cow, milcher, milk cow, milker, moo-cow, ox, red poll, steer, stirk, Welsh, Welsh Black

Part holonymbeef, boeuf

Member holonymcalf

Member meronymBos, genus Bos, herd

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