What is another word for buckeye?

Pronunciation: [bˈʌka͡ɪ] (IPA)

Buckeye is a term used to refer to a type of tree or shrub, specifically the Ohio buckeye. However, there are several synonyms for the word "buckeye" that can be used interchangeably. These include horse chestnut, Ohio chestnut, fetid buckeye, and stinking buckeye. Horse chestnut is a popular synonym for buckeye due to its similarity in appearance and botanical features. Ohio chestnut is another common synonym, particularly in regions where the Ohio buckeye is commonly found. Finally, fetid buckeye and stinking buckeye are synonyms that reference the plant's foul odor when its leaves or bark are crushed.

Synonyms for Buckeye:

What are the hypernyms for Buckeye?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Buckeye?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for buckeye (as nouns)

Usage examples for Buckeye

So all-pervading was the darkness that the mere opening of the "Emporium" front door shot out an illuminating shaft which revealed the whole length of the little main street of "buckeye," while the simple passing of a single figure before one of the windows momentarily eclipsed a third of the settlement.
"Sally Dows and Other Stories"
Bret Harte
This undue pre-eminence given to the only three citizens of buckeye who were still up at ten o 'clock seemed to be hardly justified by their outward appearance, which was that of ordinary long-bearded and long-booted river bar miners.
"Sally Dows and Other Stories"
Bret Harte
Two years previously, the buckeye Company had found gold on the South Fork, and had taken up claims.
"Sally Dows and Other Stories"
Bret Harte

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