noun (plural daisies)
- a small European grassland plant which has flowers with a yellow disc and white rays.
- Bellis perennis, family Compositae (or Asteraceae; the daisy family). The plants of this large family (known as composites) are distinguished by having composite flower heads consisting of numerous disc florets, ray florets, or both; they include many weeds (dandelions, thistles) and garden flowers (asters, chrysanthemums, dahlias)
Old English dæges ēage 'day's eye' (because the flower opens in the morning and closes at night)