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buckeye (ˈbʌkˌaɪ Pronunciation for buckeye



  1. any of several North American trees of the genus Aesculus, esp A. glabra (Ohio buckeye), having erect clusters of white or red flowers and prickly fruits: family Hippocastanaceae Also called: bugeye See also horse chestnut

Example Sentences Including 'buckeye'

Laughter followed when he noted, "I've long wondered what a buckeye is," referring to the team nickname and state tree.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
What used to be called buckeye or tenderloin end will be called sirloin.
canada.com (2004)


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