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
Origin of loxl(iquid) ox(ygen)
nounpl. lox, or lox·es
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.