Shasta daisy

any of several horticultural varieties of Chrysanthemum superbum, having large, white, daisylike flowers.
[1890-95, Amer.; named after Mt. SHASTA]

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  • Shasta daisy — A large flowered garden variety of the oxeye daisy. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Shasta daisy — ☆ Shasta daisy n. [after SHASTA Mount] any of several varieties of a daisylike chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum maximum) having large flowers …   English World dictionary

  • shasta daisy — baltagalvė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių (Asteraceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Leucanthemum). atitikmenys: lot. Leucanthemum angl. marguerite; ox eye daisy; shasta daisy; whiteweed vok. Margerite; Wucherblume rus. нивяник lenk.… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Shasta daisy — puošnioji baltagalvė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis kultūrinis augalas (Leucanthemum ×superbum). atitikmenys: lot. Leucanthemum ×superbum angl. Shasta daisy pranc. marguerite d été šaltinis Valstybinės… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Shasta daisy — noun Etymology: Mount Shasta, California Date: circa 1893 a large flowered hybrid garden daisy (Chrysanthemum x superbum syn. Leucanthemum x superbum) that resembles the oxeye daisy …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Shasta daisy — [ ʃastə] noun a tall Pyrenean plant bearing a single large white daisy like flower. [Leucanthemum maximum.] Origin C19: named after Mount Shasta in California …   English new terms dictionary

  • Shasta daisy — Shas′ta dai′sy n. pln any horticultural variety of the composite plant Chrysanthemum maximum, having large daisylike flowers • Etymology: 1890–95, amer.; after Mt. Shasta or the Shasta Indians of N California …   From formal English to slang

  • shasta daisy — /ʃæstə ˈdeɪzi/ (say shastuh dayzee) noun a perennial herb, Chrysanthemum maximum, with large white flowers often 10 cm in diameter usually borne singly on long leafless peduncles …   Australian English dictionary

  • shasta daisy — noun hybrid garden flower derived from Chrysanthemum maximum and Chrysanthemum lacustre having large white flower heads resembling oxeye daisies; often placed in the genus Chrysanthemum • Syn: ↑Leucanthemum superbum, ↑Chrysanthemum maximum… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Shasta — can be a reference to a Native American tribe, and also various locations in Northern California. The term is applied to numerous natural features in the same general vicinity, and many other items associated with the area. Shasta may refer… …   Wikipedia

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