Marguerite meaning

märgə-rēt, -gyə-
Either of two cultivated plants of the composite family, Argyranthemum (or Chrysanthemum ) frutescens originally of the Canary Islands, or C. leucanthemum originally of Eurasia, having flower heads with white, pink, or yellow rays.
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Any of several similar or related plants having daisylike flowers.
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Any of several cultivated chrysanthemums (esp. Chrysanthemum frutescens) with a single flower.
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Any of various daisylike plants of the composite family.
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(person, proper) A feminine name.
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An oxeye daisy (Leucanthemum vulgare).
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A female given name borrowed from France in the 1860s.
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Origin of marguerite

  • French from Old French margarite daisy, pearl from Latin margarīta pearl from Greek margarītēs margarite

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • French equivalent of Margaret, ultimately from Greek "pearl". The name has also been adopted for a cultivated daisy.

    From Wiktionary

  • From French marguerite

    From Wiktionary