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daisy

Pronunciation: /ˈdeɪzi/

Translation of daisy in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural -sies)

  • 1.1 (wild) margarita (feminine) de los prados, maya (feminine) as fresh as a daisy tan fresco como una lechuga to be pushing up (the) daisies [colloquial/familiar] [humorous/humorístico] estar* criando malvas
    Example sentences
    • Yellow tulips and white daisies filled that patch, and different kinds of flowers surrounded the rest of the house.
    • I gave a gasp as Justin came over with a bouquet of yellow and white daisies and a huge smile on his face.
    • These two plants flower at the same time to give a display of tiny white and large yellow daisies for weeks at the end of the summer.
    Example sentences
    • The parks department created displays of autumn flowers, including chrysanthemums, Michaelmas daisies, and geraniums.
    • This side is more like a meadow, dominated by longer grasses and a host of ox-eye daisies.
    • This Shasta daisy, with its double blooms, is truly unique and fun with its fluffy look.
    1.2 (cultivated) margarita (feminine)

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