American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Either of two Eurasian plants of the genus Buphthalum, having daisylike flowers with yellow rays and dark centers.
- n. Any of various New World plants of the genus Heliopsis, having similar flowers.
- n. A round or oval dormer window.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany: Any plant of the composite genus Buphthalmum.
- n. The oxeye daisy. See daisy, and cut in next column.
- n. The corn-marigold (which see, under marigold).
- n. The American plant Heliopsis lævis.
- n. In ornithology: The greater titmouse, Parus major, called specifically big oxeye.
- n. The blue titmouse, P. cæruleus, called specifically blue oxeye.
- n. The black-bellied plover, Squatarola helvetica.
- n. The American dunlin, Pelidna americana.
- n. A cloudy speck or weather-gall, often seen on the coast of Africa, which presages a storm.
- n. plural Small concave mirrors made, especially in Nuremberg, of glass.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The oxeye daisy. See under daisy.
- n. The corn camomile (Anthemis arvensis).
- n. A genus of composite plants (Buphthalmum) with large yellow flowers.
- n. Prov. Eng. A titmouse, especially the great titmouse (Parus major) and the blue titmouse (Parus cœruleus).
- n. The dunlin.
- n. A fish; the bogue, or box.
- n. an oval or round dormer window
- n. any North American shrubby perennial herb of the genus Heliopsis having large yellow daisylike flowers
- n. Eurasian perennial herbs having daisylike flowers with yellow rays and dark centers
- ox + eye (Wiktionary)
“The UK Native Seed Hub will focus initially on plants of lowland meadows or semi-natural grassland like these oxeye daisies.”
“Species to be reintroduced include the harebell (Campanula rotundifolia), oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare) and sneezewort (Achillea ptarmica).”
“Burbank spent seventeen years hybridizing the common oxeye daisy with the English daisy, the German daisy, and the small but brilliantly white Japanese daisy.”
“Glasswort, saltwort, salt grasses and oxeye are other salt-tolerant plants that exist in and around the marsh.”
“The wild grass was tall and green and already there were flowers: oxeye daisies and marsh marigolds and violets.”
“That was a very early one, done with Venus colored pencils, but I liked the flower growing up beside the wooden post - it was a brilliant yellow and black oxeye - and even the sketch looked good in reproduction, as if the man who'd done it knew his business.”
“The intertidal marsh in North Inlet is dominated by smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora), while the high marsh community contains a mix of species, including smooth cordgrass, black needlerush, sea oxeye, salt grass, salt hay, salt marsh fimbristylis, glassworts, marsh elder and others.”
“Such varieties can be developed at least as readily as the wonderful modern chrysanthemum has been developed from an insignificant little wild flower not half as interesting or promising originally as our common oxeye daisy, a well-known field weed.”
“The farmer in this locality must have an alert eye for Canada thistles and oxeye daisy.”
“A costly Diamond, that had once sparkled in a lady's ring, lay in a field amid tall grasses and oxeye daisies.”
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