COX

coxswain, cox

(noun) the helmsman of a ship’s boat or a racing crew

cyclooxygenase, Cox

(noun) either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin

cox

(verb) act as the coxswain, in a boat race

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Proper noun

Cox (plural Coxes)

An English surname for either son of, or servant of someone named Cocke or Cook.

Anagrams

• CXO

Noun

COX

Acronym of cyclooxygenase.

Anagrams

• CXO

Etymology

Noun

cox (plural coxes)

A coxswain of a boat, especially of a racing crew. [from mid-19th C.]

Verb

cox (third-person singular simple present coxes, present participle coxing, simple past and past participle coxed)

(ambitransitive) To act as coxswain for.

Anagrams

• CXO

Source: Wiktionary


Cox (kks), n. Etym: [OE. cokes. Cf. Coax.]

Definition: A coxcomb; a simpleton; a gull. [Obs.] Go; you're a brainless cox, a toy, a fop. Beau. & Fl.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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