daisy

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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.

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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) boots or other footwear. From daisy roots.

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