oxeye

noun

ox·​eye ˈäks-ˌī How to pronounce oxeye (audio)
: any of several composite plants (as of the genera Chrysanthemum or Heliopsis) having heads with both disk and ray flowers
especially : daisy sense 1b

Word History

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of oxeye was in the 15th century

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“Oxeye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxeye. Accessed 22 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

oxeye

noun
ox·​eye ˈäk-ˌsī How to pronounce oxeye (audio)
: any of several plants related to the daisies and having heads with both disk and ray flowers
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