Resembling a daisy, especially in shape or color

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  • daisylike — adj. resemling a daisy …   English contemporary dictionary

  • daisylike — adjective resembling a daisy • Pertains to noun: ↑daisy …   Useful english dictionary

  • environment — environmental, adj. environmentally, adv. /en vuy reuhn meuhnt, vuy euhrn /, n. 1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu. 2. Ecol. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors… …   Universalium

  • African daisy — noun 1. shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having yellow daisylike flowers • Syn: ↑yellow ageratum, ↑Lonas inodora, ↑Lonas annua • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Lonas, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • cape marigold — noun any of several South African plants grown for the profusion of usually yellow daisylike flowers and mounds of aromatic foliage • Syn: ↑sun marigold, ↑star of the veldt • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Dimorphotheca, ↑genus Dimor …   Useful english dictionary

  • marguerite — /mahr geuh reet /, n. 1. Also called Paris daisy. the European daisy, Bellis perennis. 2. any of several daisylike flowers, esp. Chrysanthemum frutescens, cultivated for its numerous white rayed, yellow centered flowers. [1865 70; < F: daisy,… …   Universalium

  • african daisy — n. any of several African or Asiatic herbs that have daisylike flowers; shrub of southwestern Mediterranean region having daisylike flowers …   English contemporary dictionary

  • blue daisy — noun hairy South African or Australian subshrub that has daisylike flowers with blue rays • Syn: ↑blue marguerite, ↑Felicia amelloides • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Felicia, ↑genus Felicia * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • oxeye — noun 1. any North American shrubby perennial herb of the genus Heliopsis having large yellow daisylike flowers • Syn: ↑heliopsis • Hypernyms: ↑wildflower, ↑wild flower • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Heliopsis 2. Eurasian perennial herbs havi …   Useful english dictionary

  • Erigeron annuus — Scabious Sca bi*ous, n. [Cf. F. scabieuse. See {Scabious}, a.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus {Scabiosa}, several of the species of which are common in Europe. They resemble the {Composit[ae]}, and have similar heads of flowers, but the anthers… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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