Definition of Marguerite

1. Noun. Tall leafy-stemmed Eurasian perennial with white flowers; widely naturalized; often placed in genus Chrysanthemum.




2. Noun. Perennial subshrub of the Canary Islands having usually pale yellow daisylike flowers; often included in genus Chrysanthemum.

Definition of Marguerite

1. n. The daisy (Bellis perennis). The name is often applied also to the ox-eye daisy and to the China aster.

Definition of Marguerite

1. Proper noun. (French female given name) borrowed from France in the 1860s. ¹

2. Noun. An oxeye daisy (''Leucanthemum vulgare''). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Marguerite

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Medical Definition of Marguerite

1. The daisy (Bellis perennis). The name is often applied also to the ox-eye daisy and to the China aster. Origin: F, a pearl, a daisy. See Margarite. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marguerite

margo ulnaris antebrachii
margo uteri
margo zygomaticus alae majoris
margosa
margosas
margravate
margravates
margrave
margraves
margravial
margraviate
margraviates
margravine
margravines
margs
marguerite
marguerite daisy
marguerites
mari complaisant
maria
mariachi
mariachis
marialite
marian lithotomy
maricite
maricolous
maricons
maricopaite
mariculture

Literary usage of Marguerite

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1. Cyclopedia of Painters and Paintings edited by John Denison Champlin, Charles Callahan Perkins (1887)
"Marguerite, sunk before a prie-Dieu, listens to the voice of the evil spirit ... Marguerite, absorbed in thought, forgets that her pitcher is full and ..."

2. Lives of the Queens of England: From the Norman Conquest by Agnes Strickland (1885)
"THE early death of the brave son and successor of St. Louis, king Philip le Hardi, left his youngest daughter, the princess Marguerite, fatherless at a very ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"Marguerite was no artist; she had no sense of form, she had no high aims in literature, she wrote with extraordinary carelessness and prolixity. ..."

4. Poems by Lucy Hamilton Hooper (1871)
"FAUST TO Marguerite. WILD visions, born of mem'ry and remorse, Recall thy ruined beauty, Marguerite ! And I behold thee still before me glide Pale as the ..."

5. Harper's New Monthly Magazine by Henry Mills Alden (1884)
"Marguerite has been her nurse ever since she came an orphan baby to ... Marguerite looked still more sad. "I will tell mademoiselle, because she will soon ..."

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