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

  Marguerite \Mar"gue*rite\, n. [F., a pearl, a daisy. See
     Margarite.] (Bot.)
     The daisy ({Bellis perennis). The name is often applied also
     to the ox-eye daisy and to the China aster. --Longfellow.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: tall leafy-stemmed Eurasian perennial with white flowers;
           widely naturalized; often placed in genus Chrysanthemum
           [syn: oxeye daisy, ox-eyed daisy, marguerite, moon
           daisy, white daisy, Leucanthemum vulgare,
           Chrysanthemum leucanthemum]
      2: perennial subshrub of the Canary Islands having usually pale
         yellow daisylike flowers; often included in genus
         Chrysanthemum [syn: marguerite, marguerite daisy, Paris
         daisy, Chrysanthemum frutescens, Argyranthemum

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