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daisy

dai·sy

daisy

 
pronunciation:
deI zi
phrases:
push up daisies
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part of speech: noun
inflections: daisies
definition 1: any of various plants having flowers with yellow centers and white rayed petals.
 
definition 2: any of various plants with similarly shaped flowers.
definition 3: a flower of either of these plants.
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phrase: push up daisies
Word History
Daisy comes from an Old English word that means "day's eye." The English daisy opens in the morning and closes at night.
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