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Noun: oxen  ók-sun
  1. Domesticated bovine animals as a group regardless of sex or age
    "a team of oxen";
    - cattle, cows, kine [archaic], Bos taurus
Noun: ox (oxen)  óks
  1. An adult castrated bull of the genus Bos; especially Bos taurus
  2. Any of various wild bovines especially of the genera Bos or closely related Bibos
    - wild ox

Derived forms: oxens

Type of: bovine

Part of: Bibos, Bos, genus Bibos, genus Bos, herd

Encyclopedia: Oxen