See also: Daisy and DAISY

EnglishEdit

 
Bellis perennis

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English dayesye, from Old English dæġes ēage (daisy, literally day's eye) due to the flowers closing their blossoms during night. The rhyming slang comes from daisy roots for boots.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdeɪ.zi/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eɪzi

NounEdit

daisy (plural daisies)

  1. A wild flowering plant Bellis perennis of the Asteraceae family, with a yellow head and white petals
  2. Many other flowering plants of various species, mostly among the asterids.
  3. (Cockney rhyming slang) A boot or other footwear.

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