musk ox or musk·ox (mŭskŏks′)
n. pl. musk oxenor musk·ox·en (mŭskŏk′sən)
A large oxlike bovid (Ovibos moschatus) native to the tundra of Alaska, Canada, and Greenland, having sharp horns that curve downward and a long, shaggy dark brown coat and emitting a musky odor.
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female musk ox
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