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 for Chrysanthemum
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      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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