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1. Either of two cultivated plants of the composite family, Argyranthemum (or Chrysanthemum) frutescens originally of the Canary Islands, or C. leucanthemum originally of Eurasia, having flower heads with white, pink, or yellow rays. Also called Paris daisy.
2. Any of several similar or related plants having daisylike flowers.
[French, from Old French margarite, daisy, pearl, from Latin margarīta, pearl, from Greek margarītēs; see margarite.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. (Plants) a cultivated garden plant, Chrysanthemum frutescens, whose flower heads have white or pale yellow rays around a yellow disc: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. (Plants) any of various related plants with daisy-like flowers, esp C. leucanthemum
[C19: from French: daisy, pearl, from Latin margarīta, from Greek margaritēs, from margaron]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. the European daisy, Bellis perennis.
2. any of several daisylike chrysanthemums, esp. Chrysanthemum frutescens.
[1865–70; < French < Middle French; Old French: pearl; see margarite]
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|Noun||1.||marguerite - tall leafy-stemmed Eurasian perennial with white flowers; widely naturalized; often placed in genus Chrysanthemum|
Chrysanthemum leucanthemum, Leucanthemum vulgare, moon daisy, ox-eyed daisy, white daisy, oxeye daisy
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
|2.||marguerite - perennial subshrub of the Canary Islands having usually pale yellow daisylike flowers; often included in genus Chrysanthemum|
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marguerite[ˌmɑːgəˈriːt] N (Bot) → margarita f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
n → Margerite f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
marguerite[ˌmɑːgəˈriːt] n → margherita
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995