Translation of ox in Spanish:

ox

buey, n.

Pronunciation: /ɑks//ɒks/

noun

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    buey masculine
    a blow that would fell an ox un golpe capaz de tirar a un toro
    • as strong as an ox fuerte como un toro / un roble
    • Carts pulled by malnourished oxen and bicycles were the main modes of transportation.
    • Quite often, the yoked oxen are nowhere in sight, and there is only a tractor drawing a mechanised plough across the irrigated land.
    • Tractors and even oxen teams are rare in the high Andes.
    • Tools like the oxen plow, railroads, electricity, automobiles, planes, cell phones, and the web, have all in one way or another been used for good and evil purposes.
    • The waggon stood ready, and Osred scratched the ears of one of the yoked oxen as he waited.
    • There were sheep and goat herders carrying long guide sticks, men plowing with oxen or leading camels to market.
    • The wagon train had decided to halt for another day, quite a few wagons had broken oxen yokes or wheels in the crossing, and it made more sense to make good, strong repairs, then quick, easily re-broken ones.
    • For example, ploughs, which required the use of oxen, brought men more centrally into agriculture, and on mission stations men were encouraged to work the fields.
    • Soils that were tilled by oxen for centuries have responded with increased yields from tractor-powered plowing.
    • Beside the sugar, oxen tug and buck ploughs over stony earth, men ride high-stepping horses with long stirrups and straw cowboy hats pulled down over their eyes, looking like extras from Hollywood.
    • Households commonly raise cows, pigs, sheep, goats, turkeys and chickens, geese and ducks, while oxen and horses are work animals.
    • For example, arable agriculture on the demesne centred on the use of oxen ploughteams and their complement of manpower.
    • There was a crude, wooden cart pulled by two oxen, whose nodding heads kept rhythm with the gay fringes on their horns.
    • It carried passengers in new stagecoaches and freight from the mines using twelve-mule teams and prairie schooners pulled by sixteen oxen plus six spare animals.
    • How else could fifty serfs use a handful of oxen to plow their fields?
    • The story goes that before the advent of trains, the Lambanis travelled with their oxen and cattle from village to village carrying salt.
    • The average farm had poultry, pigs, and livestock, used oxen as draught animals, and would, in the eighteenth century, acquire horses.
    • The lack of power for fieldwork hampered nineteenth-century agriculture, although the replacement of oxen with horses improved the situation for most farmers.
    • It was an old-fashioned farm that used oxen to plough the fields.
    • Most farmers have two oxen or buffalo for wet rice cultivation, a hoe, and a cart.