Definition of oxeye daisy in English:

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oxeye daisy

noun

An often-cultivated Eurasian daisy that has large white flowers with yellow centers. Also called marguerite.
  • Leucanthemum vulgare, family Compositae.
Example sentences
  • Suitable for the less formal border are harebell, foxglove, ox-eye daisy, toadflax, alpine, autumn and field gentians, cranesbill, forget-me-not, and viper's bugloss.
  • As well as holding a huge range of grassland wild flowers, such as ox-eye daisies, poppies, campion and corn marigold, the nursery grows plants from wetland, upland and woodland habitats.
  • Some liberated lawns will surprise you with a flush of lady's smock, tall meadow buttercups, ox-eye daisies and even orchids.

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Syllabification: ox·eye dai·sy

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