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marguerite Perennial plant of the daisy family native to the Canary Islands. It has white-rayed, yellow-centred flower heads c.5cm (2in) across. Height: to 91cm (3ft). Family Asteraceae/Compositae; species Argyranthemum frutescens.

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marguerite

marguerite XIX. — F. form of the female name Margaret, ult. — L. margarīta — Gr. margarītēs, f. márgaron pearl.

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Marguerite (for French women thus named, use Margaret)

Marguerite: For French women thus named, use Margaret.

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marguerite (in botany)

marguerite: see daisy.

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marguerite

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