chrysanthemum

Part of speech: noun

A plant of the aster family, with large heads of showy flowers.

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Usage examples "chrysanthemum":

  1. Indeed, but for the discovery of the capacities of the chrysanthemum, modern life would have experienced a fatal hitch in its development. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
  2. But then I remember That Beauty's not always a star, Not always remote, not always in lofty places, Chrysanthemum- clad and lily- sheathed; But often lies in the hedges And peeps from street- corners And lurks shyly behind broken doorways. - "Song Book of Quong Lee of Limehouse", Thomas Burke.
  3. The Chrysanthemum is acknowledged to be the queen of autumn. - "The Mayflower, January, 1905", Various.