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Shasta daisy

noun
1.
any of several horticultural varieties of Chrysanthemum superbum, having large, white, daisylike flowers.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism; named after Mt. Shasta
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Shasta daisy

/ˈʃæstə/
noun
1.
a Pyrenean plant, Chrysanthemum maximum, widely cultivated for its large white daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
Word Origin
named after Mount Shasta in California
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