the plant family Polygonaceae, characterized by herbaceous plants, vines, shrubs, and trees having stems with swollen joints, simple leaves, small, petalless flowers, and fruit in the form of an achene, and including the buckwheat, dock, knotweed, rhubarb, sea grape, and smartweed.
noun (Austral) a party for men only, esp one held for a man before he is married Also called (in Britain and certain other countries) stag night, stag party
any of various trees or shrubs of the genus Aesculus, as A. glabra (Ohio buckeye) having palmate leaves, gray, scaly bark, and bell-shaped greenish-yellow flowers in upright clusters: the state tree of Ohio. the brown nut of any of these trees. (initial capital letter) a native or inhabitant of Ohio (used as a nickname). a […]