oxeye daisy

noun

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web As dusk starts to fall, an Apollo butterfly settles on an oxeye daisy. Cecilia Rodriguez, Forbes, 12 Sep. 2021 And there is the hill, surrounded by quiet little glacial lakes lined with cedars and oxeye daisies. Chelsey Lewis, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5 July 2018 Flowers like oxeye daisies, red clovers, poppies, and wild carrots can serve as all-natural pesticides by attracting useful insects to your garden, according to Modern Farmer. Jessica Leigh Mattern, Country Living, 6 Feb. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1731, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of oxeye daisy was in 1731

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“Oxeye daisy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/oxeye%20daisy. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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