from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several plants of the composite family, especially a widely naturalized Eurasian plant (Chrysanthemum leucanthemum) having flower heads with a yellow center and white rays. Also called oxeye daisy, white daisy.
- n. A low-growing European plant (Bellis perennis) having flower heads with pink or white rays. Also called English daisy.
- n. The flower head of any of these plants.
- n. Slang One that is deemed excellent or notable.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A wild flowering plant Bellis perennis of the Asteraceae family, with a yellow head and white petals
- n. Many other flowering plants of various species.
- n. boots or other footwear. From daisy roots.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A genus of low herbs (Bellis), belonging to the family Compositæ. The common English and classical daisy is Bellis perennis, which has a yellow disk and white or pinkish rays.
- n. The whiteweed (Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum), the plant commonly called daisy in North America; -- called also oxeye daisy. See whiteweed.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A common plant, Bellis perennis, natural order Compositæ, one of the most familiar wild plants of Europe, found in all pastures and meadows, and growing at a considerable height on mountains.
- n. One of various plants of other genera to which the name is popularly applied.
- n. Something pretty, fine, charming, or nice: as, she is a daisy.
- Pretty; fine; charming; nice.
- n. A kind of sea-anemone, Actinia bellis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of numerous composite plants having flower heads with well-developed ray flowers usually arranged in a single whorl
That is what you called a daisy-cutter, and so we have also had that 15,000-pound munition in this fight.
A lot of families bring kids along in daisy chains, some of them on small bikes, Big Wheels and trainers.
The daisy is a visual icon for what Green Works is about.
The butterfly next to the daisy is from when I was born.
But the word daisy is derived from "day's eye" meaning the sun.
GUARD: We have things we call daisy chain IEDs, and they set up one that looks very obvious, and then we get out of our vehicles, and then I see three or four right beside us.
The word daisy was fashioned by speakers of Old English from the poetical "day's eye."
August 5, 2009 at 12: 03 am | Reply daisy is wonderful, hopefully she will become a regular on food network … … … … .. daisy is a breath of fresh air after so many repeats of the same hosts several times a day, a little much of them, its turn off tv and cook a daisy receipe, or find something else to watch … … … … daisy and her receipes are easy to follow and she explains well. again, daisy you are wonderful, and food network should bring you back permanant, we look forward to sat morning for viva daisy .. thank you for your receipes
Even to this day, I’ll be planting and think How can I ever forget that this daisy is ‘Insert Name of Forgotten Cultivar Here.’
Known as a daisy cutter, the fifteen-thousand-pound bomb was used in the Gulf War to clear minefields.