daisy

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See also: Daisy and DAISY

English[edit]

Bellis perennis

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English dayesye, from Old English dæġes ēaġe (daisy, literally day's eye) due to the flowers closing their blossoms during night. The rhyming slang comes from daisy roots for boots.

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daisy (plural daisies)

  1. A wild flowering plant Bellis perennis of the Asteraceae family, with a yellow head and white petals
  2. Many other flowering plants of various species.
  3. (Cockney rhyming slang) A boot or other footwear.

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