Meaning of “daisy” in the English Dictionary

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"daisy" in British English

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daisynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈdeɪ.zi/ us /ˈdeɪ.zi/

Examples from literature

  • Here are daisies, with their dainty white florets often tinged with pink. 
  • I noticed that here as elsewhere the short grass was starred with daisies. 
  • It is what we raise in greenhouses, and call the mountain daisy. 
  • Ox-eye daisies, hollyhocks and forget-me-nots clustered about the open windows. 
  • We should recommend white flowers, such as large daisies and Japanese anemones. 

(Definition of “daisy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"daisy" in American English

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daisynoun [ C ]

us /ˈdeɪ·zi/

a type of flower with a round, yellow center and a lot of thin, white petals

(Definition of “daisy” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)