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Oxo

/ˈɒksəʊ/
noun
1.
trademark extract of beef in the shape of small cubes which are mixed with boiling water and used for flavouring, as stock, a drink, etc
Word Origin
C20: from ox + -o
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Oxo

proper name of a brand of beef extract, 1899, British.

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