Origin of marguerite
Definition for marguerite (2 of 2)
Examples from the Web for marguerite
“I remember people coming in with a cake to pay the bill,” recalls Cordice's daughter, Marguerite.The Black and White Men Who Saved Martin Luther King’s Life|Michael Daly|January 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
During the time I knew Marguerite, there was only one moment in which I truly felt any compassion for her.
Marguerite Claverie Oswald was, indeed, a difficult and bizarre woman.
Marguerite hoped it would be the prelude to a book she wanted to write, and asked if I could get it published somewhere.
Without missing a beat, Marguerite replied, “That will be another two hundred dollars.”
I was prepared for every struggle, even with my father, in order that I might keep Marguerite.
By the way, I suppose that's who Annette meant by Marguerite.The Secret Adversary|Agatha Christie
I might indeed ask Marguerite for the truth in regard to these disappearances, but it was certain that she would not confess it.
A mere chance, my dear Marguerite,' repeated the superior. 'The Count's Millions|Emile Gaboriau
Almost immediately the doctor appeared, preceded by Marguerite.
British Dictionary definitions for marguerite
Word Origin for marguerite
Word Origin and History for marguerite
"oxeye daisy," 1866, from French marguerite (see Margaret). "According to French etymologists, this use of F. marguerite is not from the personal name, but comes directly from the sense 'pearl.' " [OED] In Middle English, margaret "a daisy" is attested from early 15c.