(Ox*am"ide) n, [Oxalic + amide.] (Chem.) A white crystalline neutral substance (C2O2(NH2)2)
obtained by treating ethyl oxalate with ammonia. It is the acid amide of oxalic acid. Formerly called also
(Ox*am"i*dine) n. [Oxygen + amido + -ine.] (Chem.) One of a series of bases containing
the amido and the isonitroso groups united to the same carbon atom.
(Ox`a*nil*am"ide) n. [Oxanilic + amide.] (Chem.) A white crystalline nitrogenous substance,
obtained indirectly by the action of cyanogen on aniline, and regarded as an anilide of oxamic acid;
called also phenyl oxamide.
(Ox*an"i*late) n. (Chem.) A salt of oxanilic acid.
(Ox`an*il"ic) a. [Oxalic + aniline.] (Chem.) Pertaining to, or derived from, oxalic acid and
aniline; used to designate an acid obtained in white crystalline scales by heating these substances
(Ox*an"i*lide) n. [Oxalic + aniline + amide.] (Chem.) A white crystalline substance, resembling
oxanilamide, obtained by heating aniline oxalate, and regarded as a double anilide of oxalic acid;
called also diphenyl oxamide.
(Ox"bane`) n. (Bot.) A poisonous bulbous plant (Buphane toxicaria) of the Cape of Good Hope.
(Ox"bird`) n. (Zoöl.) (a) The dunlin. (b) The sanderling. (c) An African weaver bird
(Ox"bit`er) n. (Zoöl.) The cow blackbird. [Local, U. S.]
(Ox"bow`) n. A frame of wood, bent into the shape of the letter U, and embracing an ox's neck
as a kind of collar, the upper ends passing through the bar of the yoke; also, anything so shaped, as a
bend in a river.
(Ox"eye`) n. [Ox + eye.]
1. (Bot.) (a) The oxeye daisy. See under Daisy. (b) The corn camomile (Anthemis arvensis). (c) A
genus of composite plants (Buphthalmum) with large yellow flowers.
2. (Zoöl.) (a) A titmouse, especially the great titmouse (Parus major) and the blue titmouse [Prov.
Eng.] (b) The dunlin. (c) A fish; the bogue, or box.
Creeping oxeye (Bot.) a West Indian composite plant Seaside oxeye (Bot.), a West Indian composite
(Ox"*eyed`) a. Having large, full eyes, like those of an ox. Burton.
(Ox"fly`) n. (Zoöl.) The gadfly of cattle.
Oxford movement. See Tractarianism. Oxford School, a name given to those members of the
Church of England who adopted the theology of the so-called Oxford "Tracts for the Times," issued the
period 1833 1841. Shipley. Oxford tie, a kind of shoe, laced on the instep, and usually covering
the foot nearly to the ankle.
(Ox"ford) a. Of or pertaining to the city or university of Oxford, England.
(Ox"gang`) n. [Ox + gang, n., 1.] (O. Eng. Law) See Bovate.
(Ox"goad`) n. A goad for driving oxen.