Definition of Moon daisy
1. Noun. Tall leafy-stemmed Eurasian perennial with white flowers; widely naturalized; often placed in genus Chrysanthemum.
Generic synonyms: Flower
Group relationships: Genus Leucanthemum, Leucanthemum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Moon Daisy
Literary usage of Moon daisy
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1. Publications by Folklore Society (Great Britain) (1905)
"When the duties of the moon-goddess were transferred to St. Mary Magdalene and to St. Margaret of Cortona, the Moon-daisy became known as ..."
2. Gardens of England by Ernest Thomas Cook (1911)
"There is, for example, the moon daisy, the flower of the moon, a tall, graceful, daisy-like plant with a wealth of pale white flowers on tall stems which ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"MONTH or MONETH, s. "To have a month's mind" is to have a strong inclination to do something. L. moon daisy, s. Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum. ..."
4. A Glossary of Words Used in the County of Chester by Robert Holland (1886)
"MONNY, adj. many. MONTH or MONETH, *. "To have a month's mind" is to have a strong inclination to do something. L. moon daisy, s. Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum ..."