- 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.
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