oxbow

Primary Meanings of oxbow

1.
n
a wooden framework bent in the shape of a U; its upper ends are attached to the horizontal yoke and the loop goes around the neck of an ox
2.
n
a U-shaped curve in a stream
Full Definitions of oxbow
1

n a wooden framework bent in the shape of a U; its upper ends are attached to the horizontal yoke and the loop goes around the neck of an ox

Type of:
framework
a structure supporting or containing something
2

n a U-shaped curve in a stream

Type of:
meander
a bend or curve, as in a stream or river

n the land inside an oxbow bend in a river

Type of:
dry land, earth, ground, land, solid ground, terra firma
the solid part of the earth's surface

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