buckeye: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (buk'ī"), [key]
— pl. -eyes.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Aesculus, as A. glabrahaving palmate leaves, gray, scaly bark, and bell-shaped greenish-yellow flowers in upright clusters: the state tree of Ohio.
- the brown nut of any of these trees.
- (cap.) a native or inhabitant of Ohio (used as a nickname).
- a butterfly, Precis lavinia, having dark-brown wings with purple or red eyespots.