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Definition of "oxeye" [ox•eye]

  • Either of two Eurasian plants of the genus Buphthalum, having daisylike flowers with yellow rays and dark centers. (noun)
  • Any of various New World plants of the genus Heliopsis, having similar flowers. (noun)
  • A round or oval dormer window. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "oxeye" in a sentence
  • "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."
Words like "oxeye"
oxeye daisy
Bay Biscayne creeping-oxeye
heart-leaved oxeye
smooth oxeye
yellow oxeye daisy