Buckeye

Definition of Buckeye

Buck´eye`   Pronunciation: bŭk´ī`
n.1.(Bot.) A name given to several American trees and shrubs of the same genus (Æsculus) as the horse chestnut.
The Ohio buckeye
is Aesculus glabra.
Red buckeye
is Aesculus Pavia.
Small buckeye
is Aesculus paviflora.
Sweet buckeye
is Aesculus flava.
2.A cant name for a native or resident of Ohio.
Buckeye State
Ohio; - so called because buckeye trees abound there.

Related Words

conker, horse chestnut, seed
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