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Definition of "oxtail" []

  • The tail of an ox, especially when used for food. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "oxtail" in a sentence
  • "The oxtail is probably going to be one of my go-to lunches for lower Midtown."
  • "The oxtail is fantastic, and really, I don’t know if it’s changed since early summer, but I’m a spicy heat wimp, and I don’t find the jerk chicken too hot at all."
  • "The oxtail is a pleasant diversion, simmering for hours in a tomato based braise, augmented with flavors of pepper, onion and herbs, it is strongly flavorful like brisket without being overpowered by the sauce."
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