oxless

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ox +‎ -less.

Adjective[edit]

oxless (comparative more oxless, superlative most oxless)

  1. (rare) Having no ox or oxen.
    • 1819, Lord Byron, Don Juan, II.154:
      But beef is rare within these oxless isles; / Goat's flesh there is, no doubt, and kid, and mutton [...].