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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Buckeye  \Buck"eye`\,  n. 
  1.  (Bot.)  A  name  given  to  several  American  trees  and  shrubs 
  of  the  same  genus  ({[AE]sculus})  as  the  horse  chestnut. 
 
  {The  Ohio  buckeye},  or  {Fetid  buckeye},  is  {[AE]sculus 
  glabra}. 
 
  {Red  buckeye}  is  {[AE].  Pavia}. 
 
  {Small  buckeye}  is  {[AE].  paviflora}. 
 
  {Sweet  buckeye},  or  {Yellow  buckeye},  is  {[AE].  flava}. 
 
  2.  A  cant  name  for  a  native  in  Ohio.  [U.S.] 
 
  {Buckeye  State},  Ohio;  --  so  called  because  buckeye  trees 
  abound  there 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  buckeye 
  n  1:  the  inedible  nutlike  seed  of  the  horse  chestnut  [syn:  {horse 
  chestnut},  {conker}] 
  2:  tree  having  palmate  leaves  and  large  clusters  of  white  to 
  red  flowers  followed  by  brown  shiny  inedible  seeds  [syn:  {horse 
  chestnut},  {Aesculus  hippocastanum}] 
  3:  a  resident  of  Ohio  [syn:  {Ohioan},  {Buckeye}] 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Buckeye,  AZ  (town,  FIPS  7940) 
  Location:  33.41264  N,  112.58553  W 
  Population  (1990):  5038  (2605  housing  units) 
  Area:  48.3  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  85326 
  Buckeye,  IA  (city,  FIPS  9100) 
  Location:  42.41839  N,  93.37593  W 
  Population  (1990):  105  (56  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Buckeye,  LA 
  Zip  code(s):  71328 
  Buckeye,  WV 
  Zip  code(s):  24924 




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