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oxeye

Plover \Plov"er\, n. [OF. plovier, F. pluvier, prop., the rain bird, fr. LL. (assumed) pluviarius, fr. L. pluvia rain, from pluere to rain; akin to E. float, G. fliessen to flow. See Float.]

  1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of limicoline birds belonging to the family Charadrid[ae], and especially those belonging to the subfamily Charadrins[ae]. They are prized as game birds.

  2. (Zo["o]l.) Any grallatorial bird allied to, or resembling, the true plovers, as the crab plover ( Dromas ardeola); the American upland, plover ( Bartramia longicauda); and other species of sandpipers. Note: Among the more important species are the blackbellied plover or blackbreasted plover ( Charadrius squatarola) of America and Europe; -- called also gray plover, bull-head plover, Swiss plover, sea plover, and oxeye; the golden plover (see under Golden); the ring plover or ringed plover ( [AE]gialitis hiaticula). See Ringneck. The piping plover ( [AE]gialitis meloda); Wilson's plover ( [AE]gialitis Wilsonia); the mountain plover ( [AE]gialitis montana); and the semipalmated plover ( [AE]gialitis semipalmata), are all small American species. Bastard plover (Zo["o]l.), the lapwing. Long-legged plover, or yellow-legged plover. See Tattler. Plover's page, the dunlin. [Prov. Eng.] Rock plover, or Stone plover, the black-bellied plover. Whistling plover.

    1. The golden plover.

    2. The black-bellied plover.

Wiktionary
oxeye

n. 1 Several daisy-like flowers in various genera, especially the oxeye daisy. 2 The corn camomile ((taxlink Anthemis arvensis species noshow=1)). 3 Any of a genus of composite plants ((taxlink Buphthalmum genus noshow=1)) with large yellow flowers. 4 A titmouse, especially the great titmouse (''Parus major'') or the blue titmouse ((taxlink Parus caeruleus species noshow=1)). 5 The dunlin. 6 A fish; the bogue, or box.

WordNet
oxeye
  1. n. any North American shrubby perennial herb of the genus Heliopsis having large yellow daisylike flowers [syn: heliopsis]

  2. Eurasian perennial herbs having daisylike flowers with yellow rays and dark centers

  3. an oval or round dormer window

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Usage examples of "oxeye".

A tuft of oxeye daisies in the shelter of a ruinous worm fence attracted him, and he reined the cob from the highway to fetch them.

After he picked a pretty oxeye daisy and made it disappear, they headed toward the inn.

She had woven a rough crown out of the oxeyes and wild pinks that grew in the grass around us.

Pulling her embroidery hoop from the basket, she ruefully examined yesterday's work, a number of lopsided yellow oxeyes and something she had meant to be a pale yellow rosebud, though no one would know unless she told them.

Someone handed her a wreath of poppies and oxeye daisies, and she set that on her head as well.

Pulling her embroidery hoop from the basket, she ruefully examined yesterday’s work, a number of lopsided yellow oxeyes and something she had meant to be a pale yellow rosebud, though no one would know unless she told them.