Oxeye



[oks-ahy] /ˈɒksˌaɪ/

noun, plural oxeyes.
1.
any of several composite plants, especially of the genera Heliopsis and Buphthalum, having ray flowers surrounding a conspicuous disk.
2.
Informal. any of several shorebirds, as the least sandpiper.
3.
Architecture. .
/ˈɒksˌaɪ/
noun
1.
any Eurasian plant of the genus Buphthalmum, having daisy-like flower heads with yellow rays and dark centres: family Asteraceae (composites)
2.
any of various North American plants of the related genus Heliopsis, having daisy-like flowers
3.
oxeye daisy, another name for daisy (sense 2)

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