lox

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See also: LOX and LOx

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Yiddish לאַקס (laks, salmon), from Old High German lahs, from Proto-Germanic *lahsaz (salmon), from Proto-Indo-European *lAḱis- (salmon, trout). Cognate to Icelandic lax, German Lachs. More at lax.

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lox (uncountable)

  1. Smoked salmon.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Abbreviation of liquid oxygen.

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Noun[edit]

lox (uncountable)

  1. Liquid oxygen.
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  • LH2 (liquid hydrogen)
  • LN2 (liquid nitrogen)
  • LHe (liquid helium)
  • LNG (liquified natural gas)
  • LPG (liquified petroleum gas)

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *luhsaz (lynx), from Proto-Indo-European *leuḱ-, *leuk- (light, bright, shining). Cognate with Old Saxon lohs (lynx), Old High German luhs (lynx), Old Swedish (lynx). See los.

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lox m

  1. lynx

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