marigold

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Etymology[edit]

Middle English Mary (referring to the Virgin Mary) + golde (marigold).

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Noun[edit]

marigold (plural marigolds)

  1. Any of the Old World plants, of the genus Calendula, with orange, yellow or reddish flowers.
  2. Any of the New World plants, of the genus Tagetes, with orange, yellow or reddish flowers.
  3. Alternative form of Marigold (rubber glove for cleaning)

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Adjective[edit]

marigold (comparative more marigold, superlative most marigold)

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

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