Definition of lox noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

lox

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//lɒks//
 
; NAmE NAmE//lɑːks//
 
[uncountable](North American English)
 
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smoked salmon (= a type of fish) a bagel with cream cheese and lox Culture Lox is especially popular with Jewish people in New York combined with cream cheese (= soft white cheese containing a lot of cream) as a filling for bread rolls called bagels. Word Origin 1940s: from Yiddish laks.
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