Definitions of buckeye

n tree having palmate leaves and large clusters of white to red flowers followed by brown shiny inedible seeds

Aesculus hippocastanum, horse chestnut
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sweet buckeye
a tall and often cultivated buckeye of the central United States
Ohio buckeye
a buckeye with scaly grey bark that is found in the central United States
bottlebrush buckeye, dwarf buckeye
a spreading shrub with pink flowers; found in southeastern United States
red buckeye
a shrub buckeye of southern United States
particolored buckeye
a buckeye marked by different colors or tints
Type of:
angiospermous tree, flowering tree
any tree having seeds and ovules contained in the ovary

n the inedible nutlike seed of the horse chestnut

conker, horse chestnut
Type of:
a small hard fruit

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