AskDefine | Define daisy

Dictionary Definition

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

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see Daisy

English

Etymology

Old English dæġes ēaġe.

Noun

  1. A wild flowering plant Bellis perennis of the Asteraceae family, with a yellow head and white petals
  2. Many other flowering plants of various species.
  3. Boots or other footwear. From daisy roots.

Translations

Bellis perennis
  • Czech: sedmikráska chudobka
  • Finnish: kaunokainen, tuhatkauno
  • Galician: margarida
  • German: Gänseblümchen
  • Hungarian: százszorszép
  • Italian: pratolina
  • Portuguese: margarida-vulgar
  • Spanish: margarita común, chiribita
commonly used term for related flowers
  • Finnish: päivänkakkara (oxeye daisy)

Extensive Definition

In biology many plants, especially of the Asteraceae family:
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Other uses:
daisy in German: DAISY
daisy in French: Daisy
daisy in Korean: 데이지
daisy in Dutch: Daisy
daisy in Japanese: デイジー
daisy in Polish: Daisy
daisy in Portuguese: Margarida
daisy in Finnish: Daisy
daisy in Swedish: Daisy

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