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.

2. Zool. (a)

A titmouse, especially the great titmouse (Parus major) and the blue titmouse (P. ceruleus).

[Prov. Eng.] (b)

The dunlin.

(c)

A fish; the bogue, or box.

Creeping oxeye Bot. a West Indian composite plant (Wedelia carnosa). -- Seaside oxeye Bot., a West Indian composite shrub (Borrichia arborescens).

 

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