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ox·eye

 (ŏks′ī′)
n.
1. Any of several plants in the composite family, especially of the genera Buphthalmum and Heliopsis, having flowers with yellow rays and yellow or orange centers.
2. A round or oval window, especially in a dormer.
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oxeye

(ˈɒksˌaɪ)
n
1. (Plants) any Eurasian plant of the genus Buphthalmum, having daisy-like flower heads with yellow rays and dark centres: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. (Plants) any of various North American plants of the related genus Heliopsis, having daisy-like flowers
3. (Plants) oxeye daisy another name for daisy2
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ox•eye

(ˈɒksˌaɪ)

n., pl. -eyes.
any of several composite plants having ray flowers surrounding a conspicuous disk.
[1375–1425]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oxeye - any North American shrubby perennial herb of the genus Heliopsis having large yellow daisylike flowersoxeye - any North American shrubby perennial herb of the genus Heliopsis having large yellow daisylike flowers
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
2.oxeye - Eurasian perennial herbs having daisylike flowers with yellow rays and dark centers
wild flower, wildflower - wild or uncultivated flowering plant
Buphthalmum salicifolium, woodland oxeye - hairy Eurasian perennial having deep yellow daisies on lax willowy stems; found in the wild in open woodland and on rocky slopes
3.oxeye - an oval or round dormer window
dormer window - the window in a gabled extension built to accommodate a window
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Harking back to the region's colonial heritage, brick-front facades are enlivened by gracious porticos, boxed dormers, grapevine mortar joints, painted shutters, and oxeye windows. The genre carries through inside, in choice elements such as transom windows, crown molding, and chair rails.