marguerite

[mahr-guh-reet]
noun
1.
Also called Paris daisy. the European daisy, Bellis perennis.
2.
any of several daisylike flowers, especially Chrysanthemum frutescens, cultivated for its numerous white-rayed, yellow-centered flowers.

Origin:
1865–70; < French: daisy, pearl < Latin margarīta pearl < Greek; see margarite

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Marguerite

[mahr-guh-reet; French mar-guh-reet]
noun
a female given name, French form of Margaret.
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marguerite (ˌmɑːɡəˈriːt)
 
n
1.  a cultivated garden plant, Chrysanthemum frutescens, whose flower heads have white or pale yellow rays around a yellow disc: family Asteraceae (composites)
2.  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]

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