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BUCKEYE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Buckeye mean? 

BUCKEYE (noun)
  The noun BUCKEYE has 3 senses:

1. the inedible nutlike seed of the horse chestnut
2. tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds
3. a native or resident of Ohio

  Familiarity information: BUCKEYE used as a noun is uncommon.


 Dictionary entry details 


BUCKEYE (noun)


Sense 1buckeye [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The inedible nutlike seed of the horse chestnut

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

buckeye; conker; horse chestnut

Hypernyms ("buckeye" is a kind of...):

seed (a small hard fruit)


Sense 2buckeye [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

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

Classified under:

Nouns denoting plants

Synonyms:

Aesculus hippocastanum; horse chestnut; buckeye

Hypernyms ("buckeye" is a kind of...):

angiospermous tree; flowering tree (any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "buckeye"):

sweet buckeye (a tall and often cultivated buckeye of the central United States)

Ohio buckeye (a buckeye with scaly grey bark that is found in the central United States)

bottlebrush buckeye; dwarf buckeye (a spreading shrub with pink flowers; found in southeastern United States)

red buckeye (a shrub buckeye of southern United States)

particolored buckeye (a buckeye marked by different colors or tints)

Holonyms ("buckeye" is a member of...):

Aesculus; genus Aesculus (deciduous trees or some shrubs of North America; southeastern Europe; eastern Asia)


Sense 3Buckeye [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A native or resident of Ohio

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Ohioan; Buckeye

Hypernyms ("Buckeye" is a kind of...):

American (a native or inhabitant of the United States)


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