Definition of Buckeye

1. Noun. The inedible nutlike seed of the horse chestnut.

Exact synonyms: Conker, Horse Chestnut
Generic synonyms: Seed



2. Noun. Tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds.

3. Noun. A native or resident of Ohio.
Exact synonyms: Ohioan
Generic synonyms: American

Definition of Buckeye

1. n. A name given to several American trees and shrubs of the same genus (Æsculus) as the horse chestnut.

Definition of Buckeye

1. Noun. A native or resident of the American state of Ohio. ¹

2. Noun. Any of several species of trees, of the genus ''Aesculus'', or the related Mexican Buckeye (genus ''Ungnadia''). ¹

3. Noun. The seed or fruit of these plants ¹

4. Noun. A native or resident of the American State of Ohio. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Buckeye

1. a nut-bearing tree [n -S]

Medical Definition of Buckeye

1. 1. A name given to several American trees and shrubs of the same genus (aesculus) as the horse chestnut. The Ohio buckeye, or Fetid buckeye, is aesculus glabra. Red buckeye is ae. Pavia. Small buckeye is ae. Paviflora. Sweet buckeye, or Yellow buckeye, is ae. Flava. 2. A cant name for a native in Ohio. Buckeye State, Ohio; so called because buckeye trees abound there. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Buckeye

bucketful
bucketfuls
bucketing
bucketing down
bucketless
bucketlike
bucketload
bucketloads
buckets
buckets down
bucketsful
bucketshop
bucketshops
bucketwheel
bucketwheels
buckeye (current term)
buckeyes
buckhorn
buckhornite
buckhorns
buckhound
buckhounds
buckie
buckies
bucking
bucking for
bucking off
buckings
buckish

Literary usage of Buckeye

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Manual of Tree Diseases by William Howard Rankin (1918)
"CHAPTER XII buckeye DISEASES THE four species of buckeye or ... The Ohio and yellow buckeye grow to be large trees in the river-bottom lands in the central ..."

2. The Principal Species of Wood: Their Characteristic Properties by Charles Henry Snow (1908)
"Fetid buckeye (W. Va.). and common names). American Horse Chestnut (Pa. \ Locality. Ohio River basin to Alabama, portions of Iowa, Kansas, ..."

3. The Writings of Bret Harte by Bret Harte (1896)
"THE TRANSFORMATION OF buckeye CAMP PART I THE tiny lights that had been far scattered and intermittent as fireflies all along the dark stream at last ..."

4. The Adventures of Captain Bonneville, U. S. A., in the Rocky Mountains and by Washington Irving, Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville (1849)
"Prognostics of buckeye.—Signs and portents.—The medicine wolf.—An alarm. ... buckeye, the Delaware Indian, was scandalized at this heed- lessness of the ..."

5. Experiments with plants by Winthrop John Van Leuven Osterhout (1905)
"What part grows most rapidly at first in the buckeye? (See Figs. ... buckeye. The plumule emerging from between Ihe elongated stalks of the seed-leaves. ..."

6. Trees and Tree-planting by James Sanks Brisbin (1888)
"THE buckeye. Similarity of Species and General Characteristics to ... The Edible buckeye Described. SOMETIMES the two families of buckeyes and horse- ..."

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