marigold

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English[edit]

The pot marigold, Calendula officinalis.
The French marigold, Tagetes patula.

Etymology[edit]

Mary +‎ gold, from Middle English golde (marigold).

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marigold (plural marigolds)

  1. Any garden flower plant of the genus Calendula, with orange, yellow or reddish flowers.
  2. Any plant of the genus Tagetes, a flowering plant with orange, yellow or reddish flowers.

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marigold (comparative more marigold, superlative most marigold)

  1. Having the color of marigolds, a bright yellowish-orange hue.