oxeye definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two Eurasian plants for the genus Buphthalum, having daisylike blossoms with yellow rays and dark centers.
    • some of various New World flowers for the genus Heliopsis, having comparable plants.
    • A round or oval dormer window.
    • Several daisy-like blossoms in a variety of genera, especially the oxeye daisy.
    • The oxeye daisy. See under daisy.
    • The corn camomile (Anthemis arvensis).
    • A genus of composite plants (Buphthalmum) with big yellowish plants.
    • A titmouse, especially the great titmouse (Parus significant) together with blue titmouse (Parus cœruleus).
    • The dunlin.
    • A fish; the bogue, or field.
    • In botany: Any plant of this composite genus Buphthalmum.
    • The oxeye daisy. See daisy, and cut-in after that column.
    • The corn-marigold (which see, under marigold).
    • The United States plant Heliopsis lævis.
    • In ornithology: the more titmouse, Parus significant, known as especially big oxeye.
    • The blue titmouse, P. cæruleus, labeled as especially blue oxeye.
    • The black-bellied plover, Squatarola helvetica.
    • The US dunlin, Pelidna americana.
    • A cloudy speck or weather-gall, frequently seen on shore of Africa, which presages a storm.
    • plural Small concave mirrors made, particularly in Nuremberg, of glass.
    • an oval or round dormer window
    • any North American shrubby perennial herb associated with the genus Heliopsis having big yellow daisylike blossoms
    • Eurasian perennial herbs having daisylike plants with yellow rays and dark facilities

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