Buck"eye` (?), n.
A name given to several American trees and shrubs of the same genus (Aesculus) as the horse chestnut.
The Ohio buckeye, ∨ Fetid buckeye, is Aesculus glabra. -- Red buckeye is Ae. Pavia. -- Small buckeye is Ae. paviflora. -- Sweet buckeye, ∨ Yellow buckeye, is Ae. flava.
A cant name for a native in Ohio.
Buckeye State, Ohio; -- so called because buckeye trees abound there.
© Webster 1913.