marguerite

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noun mar·gue·rite \ˌmär-gə-ˈrēt, -gyə-\

Definition of marguerite

  1. 1 :  daisy 1b

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

Origin and Etymology of marguerite

French, from Medieval French margarite pearl, daisy — more at margarite


First Known Use: 1605

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