Definition of Muskox

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of musk ox) ¹



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Definition of Muskox

1. a large bovid of arctic regions [n -OXEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Muskox

muskily
muskimoot
muskimoots
muskiness
muskinesses
musking
muskit
muskits
muskle
muskles
muskmelon
muskmelons
muskogees
muskone
muskones
muskox (current term)
muskoxen
muskoxite
muskrat
muskrats
muskroot
muskroots
musks
muskshrew
muskshrews
muskus grass
muskwood
musky
muslin
muslined

Literary usage of Muskox

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1909)
"... I guess (of the duckbill); he's goin to lie down, I guess (of the porcupine); look at the black feet (of the muskox); they fightin ..."

2. Report of the Second Norwegian Arctic Expedition in the "Fram," 1898-1902 by Per Schei, Norske videnskaps-akademi i Oslo, Nordal Willie (1907)
"... Big Valley, Sir Inglis Peak; muskox Fjord; Goose Fjord, Gull Cove, Falcon Cliff ... Harbour Fjord at the Barren Values (2400) ; muskox Fjord (2118, ..."

3. The Northward Course of Empire by Vilhjalmur Stefansson (1922)
""Now, as regards the muskox. I most emphatically wish your project well, not merely as ... It is a capital misfortune that the muskox has not been tamed. ..."

4. Principles of Human Geography by Ellsworth Huntington, Sumner W. Cushing (1922)
"The reindeer, caribou, and muskox, however, can get a living, though they must often paw away the snow to get at the plants beneath. ..."

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