What does the word chrysanthemum mean?

Usage examples for 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 by 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 by Thomas Burke
  3. The Chrysanthemum is acknowledged to be the queen of autumn. – The Mayflower, January, 1905 by Various