marguerite

See also: Marguerite

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From French marguerite. Doublet of Margaret (and various forms, q.v.), margarita, margarite, and Margherita.

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marguerite (plural marguerites)

  1. An oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare).
  2. A shrub with daisy-like flowers, Argyranthemum frutescens
  3. The China aster.

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin margarīta (pearl), from Ancient Greek μαργαρίτης (margarítēs).

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  • IPA(key): /maʁ.ɡə.ʁit/
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marguerite f (plural marguerites)

  1. marguerite
  2. (nautical) messenger

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  • English: marguerite

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