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  • adj. Of or relating to the subfamily Ovibovinae.
  • n. A musk ox.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Ovine and bovine, or like a sheep and an ox; of or pertaining to the Ovibovinæ.
  • n. An ovibovine animal, as the musk-ox.

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  • In paleontology, "Of, relating to, or designating a group of goat-antelopes comprising the tribe Ovibovini, whose living members are the musk ox, Ovibos moschatus, and the takin, Budorcas taxicolor." (OED)

    September 9, 2008

  • like a musk ox

    January 12, 2008