a variety of salty smoked salmon
Origin of loxvia Yiddish ; from German lachs, salmon, akin to Old English leax, salmon, Tocharian lak?i, fish ; from Indo-European an unverified form la?sos, salmon ; from base an unverified form la?-, speckled
liquid oxygen, esp. when used in rockets
also written LOX
Origin of loxl(iquid) ox(ygen)
nounpl. LOX lox or lox·es
Salmon that has been cured in brine and is often smoked.
Origin of loxYiddish laks, from Middle High German lahs, salmon, from Old High German; see laks- in Indo-European roots.
- Alternative form of lox. (liquid oxygen)
- Alternative form of lox. Abbreviation of liquid oxygen.