/ (ˈɒksəʊ) /
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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a person who acts as though he or she knows everything and who dismisses the opinions, comments, or suggestions of others.
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Word Origin for Oxo
C20: from ox + -o
British Dictionary definitions for Oxo (2 of 2)
before a vowel ox-
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
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