oxeye

oxeye
noun
1. any North American shrubby perennial herb of the genus Heliopsis having large yellow daisylike flowers
Syn: ↑heliopsis
Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild flower
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Heliopsis
2. Eurasian perennial herbs having daisylike flowers with yellow rays and dark centers
Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild flower
Member Holonyms: ↑Buphthalmum, ↑genus Buphthalmum
3. an oval or round dormer window
Hypernyms: ↑dormer window

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  • Oxeye — may refer to: Plants A number of genus in the family Asteraceae: Oxeyes Heliopsis Telekia Creeping oxeyes Sphagneticola, e.g. Bay Biscayne Creeping oxeye (S. trilobata) Wedelia Oxeye daisies Buphthalmum Leucanthemum vulgare Marine fish Oxeye or… …   Wikipedia

  • Oxeye — Ox eye , n. [Ox + eye.] 1. (Bot.) (a) The oxeye daisy. See under {Daisy}. (b) The corn camomile ({Anthemis arvensis}). (c) A genus of composite plants ({Buphthalmum}) with large yellow flowers. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) (a) A titmouse,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oxeye — [äk′sī΄] n. [ME oxie: see OX & EYE] any of several composite plants, as a sunflowerlike perennial plant (Heliopsis helianthoides) of E North America …   English World dictionary

  • oxeye — /ˈɒksaɪ/ (say oksuy) noun 1. any of various plants with flowers composed of a disc with marginal rays, as the mayweed, the oxeye daisy, etc. 2. Also, oxeye window. a small round or oval window. {Middle English oxie, from ox(e) ox + ie eye} …  

  • oxeye — Plover Plov er, n. [OF. plovier, F. pluvier, prop., the rain bird, fr. LL. (assumed) pluviarius, fr. L. pluvia rain, from pluere to rain; akin to E. float, G. fliessen to flow. See {Float}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any one of numerous species of limicoline …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oxeye — noun Several daisy like flowers in various genera, especially the oxeye daisy …   Wiktionary

  • oxeye — pavasarinis adonis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Adonis vernalis), paplitęs vakarų Azijoje ir pietų Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Adonis vernalis angl. yellow pheasant’s eye;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • oxeye daisy — ☆ oxeye daisy n. DAISY (sense 1) …   English World dictionary

  • Oxeye daisy — Daisy Dai sy (d[=a] z[y^]), n.; pl. {Daisies} (d[=a] z[i^]z). [OE. dayesye, AS. d[ae]ges e[ a]ge day s eye, daisy. See {Day}, and {Eye}.] (Bot.) (a) A genus of low herbs ({Bellis}), belonging to the family {Composit[ae]}. The common English and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • oxeye daisy — Daisy Dai sy (d[=a] z[y^]), n.; pl. {Daisies} (d[=a] z[i^]z). [OE. dayesye, AS. d[ae]ges e[ a]ge day s eye, daisy. See {Day}, and {Eye}.] (Bot.) (a) A genus of low herbs ({Bellis}), belonging to the family {Composit[ae]}. The common English and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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