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- n. Aster amellus, a flowering plant.
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- n. any plant of the genus Aster, of which there are many species.
- n. See under Daisy.
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- n. North American perennial herb having small autumn-blooming purple or pink or white flowers; widely naturalized in Europe
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Still Eleanor brought wild things from the hills and the streams, though she applied more now to Mrs. Caxton's home store in the garden; wild mints and Artemisias and the Michaelmas daisy still came home with her from her rides and walks; the rides and walks in which Eleanor was a ministering angel to many a poor house, many an ignorant soul and many a failing or ailing body.