The Ohio buckeye
Buckeye Buck"eye` (b[u^]k"[imac]`), n. 1. (Bot.) A name given to several American trees and shrubs of the same genus ({[AE]sculus}) as the horse chestnut. [1913 Webster]

{The Ohio buckeye}, or {Fetid buckeye}, is {Aesculus glabra}.

{Red buckeye} is {Aesculus Pavia}.

{Small buckeye} is {Aesculus paviflora}.

{Sweet buckeye}, or {Yellow buckeye}, is {Aesculus flava}. [1913 Webster]

2. A cant name for a native or resident of Ohio. [U.S.] [1913 Webster]

{Buckeye State}, Ohio; -- so called because buckeye trees abound there. [1913 Webster]


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