oxeye

[oks-ahy]
noun, plural oxeyes.
1.
any of several composite plants, especially of the genera Heliopsis and Buphthalum, having ray flowers surrounding a conspicuous disk.
2.
Informal. any of several shorebirds, as the least sandpiper.
3.
Architecture, oeil-de-boeuf.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see ox, eye

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oxeye (ˈɒksˌaɪ)
 
n
1.  any Eurasian plant of the genus Buphthalmum, having daisy-like flower heads with yellow rays and dark centres: family Asteraceae (composites)
2.  any of various North American plants of the related genus Heliopsis, having daisy-like flowers
3.  oxeye daisy another name for daisy

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Oxeye daisy is easily killed by intensive cultivation.
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