gloriosa daisy


glo·​ri·​o·​sa daisy ˌglȯr-ē-ˈō-sə- How to pronounce gloriosa daisy (audio)
: a black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta) of either of two tetraploid cultivars with large single or double yellow, orange, maroon, or bicolored flowers

Word History


gloriosa from New Latin, literally, glorious

First Known Use

1962, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of gloriosa daisy was in 1962

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Cite this Entry

“Gloriosa daisy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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