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chrysanthemum


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Chrysanthemum  \Chrys*an"the*mum\,  n.  [L.,  fr  Gr  ?;  chryso`s 
  gold  +  ?  flower.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  composite  plants,  mostly  perennial,  and  of  many 
  species  including  the  many  varieties  of  garden  chrysanthemums 
  (annual  and  perennial),  and  also  the  feverfew  and  the  oxeye 
  daisy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  chrysanthemum 
  n  1:  the  flower  of  a  chrysanthemum  plant 
  2:  any  of  numerous  perennial  Old  World  herbs  having  showy 
  brightly  colored  flower  heads  of  the  genera  Chrysanthemum; 
  Argyranthemum;  Dendranthema;  Tanacetum;  widely  cultivated 




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