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1: a midwestern state in north central United States in the Great Lakes region [syn: Ohio, Buckeye State, OH]
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.
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