oxlike

oxlike

(ˈɒksˌlaɪk)
adj
displaying the characteristics of an ox
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class="MsoNormalAlso known as gnu, the stocky, oxlike African antelope with a drooping mane and beard, a long tufted tail and curved horns is usually accompanied by zebras, all stampeding across the River Gate tributary into the Mara.
Also, an oxlike animal is the crest of the Metham family in Yorkshire (Page, Amoryus and Cleopes, 120).
It's an old, handsome city that copes manfully with the influx and opens its doors wide, but it's an unforgiving week that claims the wallets and internal organs of anybody not either foxlike in their cunning or oxlike in their constitution.
all of the commutative and cyclical movements found in Ulysses are encompassed in the oxlike variation of the cryptogram.
The weekend of Carnival brings on the fireworks and a cast of colorful characters, costumes and masks that play a role in both Haitian history and folklore: the devilish Mathurians; the terrible Chaloska, a military-like figure with clawlike teeth (one that especially frightened Danticat as a child); the Yawe, an oxlike creature; plus an array of zombies, ghosts, Arawak natives, colonists, slaves and masks of figures such as Ghandi, Nelson Mandela and Che Guevara dance alongside apes, dragons, lions, parrots and a man masquerading as the AIDS virus who is followed by health workers distributing free condoms.
Early in 2001, she and a team of scientists became the first to clone an endangered species, the oxlike Asian gaur.
* Scientists cloned the rare, oxlike gaur, but a common infection killed the calf (159: 95).
One may encounter takins (the shaggy, oxlike national animal), tigers, elephants, rare black-necked cranes, golden langur monkeys, barking deer, blue sheep, and snow leopards.
It is the world's one crime its babes grow dull, Its poor are oxlike, limp and leaden-eyed.