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daisy Meaning, Definition & Usage

  1. noun any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl
WordNet

Dai"sy noun
Etymology
OE. dayesye, AS. dægeseage day's eye, daisy. See Day, and Eye.
Wordforms
plural Daisies
Definitions
  1. (Bot.) (a) A genus of low herbs (Bellis), belonging to the family Compositæ. The common English and classical daisy is B. prennis, which has a yellow disk and white or pinkish rays. (b) The whiteweed (Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum), the plant commonly called daisy in North America; -- called also oxeye daisy. See Whiteweed. ✍ The word daisy is also used for composite plants of other genera, as Erigeron, or fleabane.

Webster 1913


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