Oxo

/ (ˈɒksəʊ) /

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

Word Origin for Oxo

C20: from ox + -o
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Word Origin and History for oxo

Oxo


proper name of a brand of beef extract, 1899, British.

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