water ox


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water ox

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(Animals) another term for water buffalo
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Noun1.water ox - an Asian buffalo that is often domesticated for use as a draft animalwater ox - an Asian buffalo that is often domesticated for use as a draft animal
Old World buffalo, buffalo - any of several Old World animals resembling oxen including, e.g., water buffalo; Cape buffalo
Bubalus, genus Bubalus, tribe Bubalus - in some classification systems included in genus Bos; water buffaloes
Indian buffalo - upland buffalo of eastern Asia where true water buffaloes do not thrive; used for draft and milk
carabao - water buffalo of the Philippines