Michaelmas daisy


noun

an aster.

Origin of Michaelmas daisy

First recorded in 1775–85
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British Dictionary definitions for michaelmas daisy

Michaelmas daisy

noun

British any of various plants of the genus Aster that have small autumn-blooming purple, pink, or white flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)

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