Oxeye
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, especially the great titmouse ({Parus major}) and the blue titmouse ({Parus c[oe]ruleus}). [Prov. Eng.] (b) The dunlin. (c) A fish; the bogue, or box. [1913 Webster]

{Creeping oxeye} (Bot.) a West Indian composite plant ({Wedelia carnosa}).

{Seaside oxeye} (Bot.), a West Indian composite shrub ({Borrichia arborescens}). [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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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 — [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} …   Australian English dictionary

  • 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 — 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 havi …   Useful english dictionary

  • oxeye — noun Date: 15th century any of several composite plants (as of the genera Chrysanthemum or Heliopsis) having heads with both disk and ray flowers; especially daisy 1b …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • oxeye — /oks uy /, n., pl. oxeyes. 1. any of several composite plants, esp. of the genera Heliopsis and Buphthalum, having ray flowers surrounding a conspicuous disk. 2. Informal. any of several shorebirds, as the least sandpiper. 3. Archit. oeil de… …   Universalium

  • oxeye — n. plant with large yellow daisy like flowers; oval shaped or round dormer window …   English contemporary dictionary

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