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1. daisy

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

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noun plural -sies
a small low-growing European plant, Bellis perennis, having a rosette of leaves and flower heads of yellow central disc flowers and pinkish-white outer ray flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. Also called: oxeye daisy, marguerite, moon daisy
a Eurasian composite plant, Leucanthemum vulgare having flower heads with a yellow centre and white outer rays
any of various other composite plants having conspicuous ray flowers, such as the Michaelmas daisy and Shasta daisy
4. slang
an excellent person or thing
5.  pushing up the daisies

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a feminine name
nounWord forms: plural ˈdaisies
1.  US
a common plant (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum) of the composite family, bearing flowers with white rays around a yellow disk; oxeye daisy
any similar member of the composite family; esp., the English daisy
the flower of any of these plants
4.  Slang, Obsolete
something excellent

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n. pl. dai·sies
1. Any of several plants of the composite family, especially:
a. A widely naturalized Eurasian plant (Leucanthemum vulgare syn. Chrysanthemum leucanthemum) having flower heads with a yellow center and white rays. Also called oxeye daisy, white daisy.
b. A low-growing plant (Bellis perennis) native to Europe and widely naturalized, having flower heads with white or pinkish rays. Also called English daisy.
c. The flower head of any of these plants.
2. Slang One that is deemed excellent or notable.

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