Meaning of oxbow
Pronunciation: (oks'bō"), [key]
- a-shaped piece of wood placed under and around the neck of an ox with its upper ends in the bar of the yoke.
- a bow-shaped bend in a river, or the land embraced by it.
- Also calledox&prim;bow lake&prim;.a bow-shaped lake formed in a former channel of a river.
- oxbow (Thesaurus)