Definitions for buckeyeˈbʌkˌaɪ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Aesculus, of the horse chestnut family, having gray, scaly bark and palmate leaves.

    Category: Plants

  2. the brown nut of any of these trees.

    Category: Plants

  3. (cap.) a native or inhabitant of Ohio (used as a nickname).

Origin of buckeye:

1755–65, Amer.; buck1 stag +eye , alluding to the look of the nut

Princeton's WordNet

  1. buckeye, horse chestnut, conker(noun)

    the inedible nutlike seed of the horse chestnut

  2. horse chestnut, buckeye, Aesculus hippocastanum(noun)

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

  3. Ohioan, Buckeye(noun)

    a native or resident of Ohio


  1. buckeye(Noun)

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

  2. buckeye(Noun)

    The seed or fruit of these plants

  3. buckeye(Noun)

    A native or resident of the American State of Ohio.

  4. Buckeye(Noun)

    A native or resident of the American state of Ohio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Buckeye(noun)

    a name given to several American trees and shrubs of the same genus (Aesculus) as the horse chestnut

  2. Buckeye(noun)

    a cant name for a native in Ohio


  1. Buckeye

    Buckeye is a town in Maricopa County, Arizona, United States and is the westernmost suburb in the Phoenix metropolitan area. The population was 6,537 at the 2000 census. From 2000 to 2010, the Buckeye town population growth percentage was 678.3% as it had 50,876 people at the 2010 census.


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