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Oxo

/ (ˈɒksəʊ) /
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noun

trademark extract of beef in the shape of small cubes which are mixed with boiling water and used for flavouring, as stock, a drink, etc

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Word Origin for Oxo

C20: from ox + -o

British Dictionary definitions for Oxo (2 of 2)

oxo-

before a vowel ox-


combining form

indicating that a chemical compound contains oxygen linked to another atom by a double bond, used esp to denote that a compound is derived from a specified compound by replacement of a methylene group with a carbonyl groupoxobutanoic acid
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Medical definitions for Oxo

oxo-

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Oxygen:oxosuccinic acid.
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