English daisy
noun Date: 1852 daisy 1a

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  • English daisy — ☆ English daisy n. a small perennial plant (Bellis perennis) of the composite family, having single stalked heads with white or pinkish ray flowers …   English World dictionary

  • English daisy — noun low growing Eurasian plant with yellow central disc flowers and pinkish white outer ray flowers • Syn: ↑common daisy, ↑Bellis perennis • Hypernyms: ↑daisy * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized E : daisy 1a …   Useful english dictionary

  • English daisy — daugiametė saulutė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Bellis perennis), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Bellis perennis angl. common daisy; daisy; English daisy; European …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • English daisy — the common European daisy, Bellis perennis. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • English daisy — Eng′lish dai′sy n. pln the common European daisy Bellis perennis[/ex] • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

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  • daisy — [dā′zē] n. pl. daisies [ME daies ie < OE dæges eage, lit., day s eye < dæges, gen. of dæg, DAY + eage, EYE ] ☆ 1. a common plant (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum) of the composite family, bearing flowers with white rays around a yellow disk;… …   English World dictionary

  • daisy — daisied, adj. /day zee/, n., pl. daisies. 1. any of various composite plants the flowers of which have a yellow disk and white rays, as the English daisy and the oxeye daisy. 2. Also called daisy ham. a small section of pork shoulder, usually… …   Universalium

  • Daisy — /day zee/, n. a female given name. * * * Any of several species of garden plants in the composite family, especially the oxeye daisy (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum) and the English, or true, daisy (Bellis perennis). Both are native to Europe but… …   Universalium

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