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

  Whiteweed \White"weed`\, n. (Bot.)
     A perennial composite herb ({Chrysanthemum Leucanthemum)
     with conspicuous white rays and a yellow disk, a common weed
     in grass lands and pastures; -- called also oxeye daisy.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Daisy \Dai"sy\ (d[=a]"z[y^]), n.; pl. Daisies (d[=a]"z[i^]z).
     [OE. dayesye, AS. d[ae]ges-e['a]ge 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
         Bellis perennis, 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.
         [1913 Webster]
  
     Note: The word daisy is also used for composite plants of
           other genera, as Erigeron, or fleabane.
           [1913 Webster]
  
     Michaelmas daisy (Bot.), any plant of the genus Aster, of
        which there are many species.
  
     Oxeye daisy (Bot.), the whiteweed. See Daisy
     (b) .
         [1913 Webster] daisybush

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  oxeye daisy
      n 1: similar to oxeye daisy [syn: oxeye daisy, Leucanthemum
           maximum, Chrysanthemum maximum]
      2: 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]

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