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1NZ. Any of various plants of the genus Celmisia (family Asteraceae (Compositae)), chiefly having flowers with yellow discs and white rays.
2US. Any of several plants of the family Asteraceae (Compositae) growing in mountainous country; especially either of two fleabanes, Erigeron coulteri and E. peregrinus, and hoary blackfoot, Melampodium cinereum.
Late 18th century (in an earlier sense). From mountain + daisy.
mountain daisy/ˌmaʊntɪn ˈdeɪzi/
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