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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Daisy  \Dai"sy\,  n.;  pl  {Daisies}.  [OE.  dayesye  AS 
  d[ae]ges?eage  day's  eye,  daisy.  See  {Day},  and  {Eye}.]  (Bot.) 
  a  A  genus  of  low  herbs  ({Bellis}),  belonging  to  the  family 
  Composit[ae].  The  common  English  and  classical  daisy  is 
  {B.  prennis},  which  has  a  yellow  disk  and  white  or 
  pinkish  rays. 
  b  The  whiteweed  ({Chrysanthemum  Leucanthemum}),  the  plant 
  commonly  called  {daisy}  in  North  America;  --  called  also 
  {oxeye  daisy}.  See  {Whiteweed}. 
 
  Note:  The  word  daisy  is  also  used  for  composite  plants  of 
  other  genera,  as  {Erigeron},  or  fleabane. 
 
  {Michaelmas  daisy}  (Bot.),  any  plant  of  the  genus  Aster,  of 
  which  there  are  many  species. 
 
  {Oxeye  daisy}  (Bot.),  the  whiteweed.  See  {Daisy} 
  b  . 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  daisy 
  n  :  any  of  numerous  composite  plants  having  flower  heads  with 
  well-developed  ray  flowers  usually  arranged  in  a  single 
  whorl 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Daisy,  AR  (town,  FIPS  17140) 
  Location:  34.23309  N,  93.74189  W 
  Population  (1990):  122  (104  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.0  sq  km  (land),  0.8  sq  km  (water) 
  Daisy,  GA  (city,  FIPS  21268) 
  Location:  32.15085  N,  81.83713  W 
  Population  (1990):  138  (57  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.6  sq  km  (land),  0.1  sq  km  (water) 
  Daisy,  KY 
  Zip  code(s):  41733 
  Daisy,  MO 
  Zip  code(s):  63743 
  Daisy,  OK 
  Zip  code(s):  74540 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  Daisy 
 
  A  {functional  language}. 
 
  ["Daisy  Programming  Manual",  S.D.  Johnson,  CS  Dept  TR  Indiana 
  U,  1988]. 
 
 




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