marguerite

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mar·gue·rite

noun \ˌmär-gə-ˈrēt, -gyə-\

Definition of MARGUERITE

1
:  daisy 1b
2
:  any of various single-flowered chrysanthemums; especially :  one (Chrysanthemum frutescens syn. Argyranthemum frutescens) of the Canary Islands

Origin of MARGUERITE

French, from Middle French margarite pearl, daisy — more at margarite
First Known Use: 1611

marguerite

noun    (Concise Encyclopedia)

Any of several genera of golden, daisylike flowers in the aster family (Asteraceae). Yellow or white ray flowers and yellow disk flowers are borne in the compact flower heads. Marguerites are cultivated as garden ornamentals, especially golden marguerite, also called yellow chamomile (Anthemis tinctoria). See also chamomile; daisy.

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