lox

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See also: LOX and LOx

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Etymology 1[edit]

Lox on bagel

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

Noun[edit]

lox (uncountable)

  1. Salmon cured in brine and then smoked in low temperature so that the flesh remains uncooked.
    Synonym: cold-smoked salmon
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Etymology 2[edit]

Liquid oxygen (pale blue liquid) in a beaker

Abbreviation of liquid oxygen.

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Noun[edit]

lox (uncountable)

  1. Liquid oxygen (molecular oxygen in liquid form).
    Synonyms: LO2, O2(l), loxygen
    Coordinate term: gox (gaseous oxygen)
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  • LH2 (liquid hydrogen)
  • LHe (liquid helium)
  • LN2 (liquid nitrogen)
  • LNG (liquified natural gas)
  • LPG (liquified petroleum gas)

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Noun[edit]

lox m (nominative plural loxas)

  1. lynx

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  • Middle English: lusk