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Definition of "marigold" [mar•i•gold]

  • Any of various American plants of the genus Tagetes, widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers. (noun)
  • Any of several plants related to the marigold or having similar flowers, such as the marsh marigold. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "marigold" in a sentence
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  • "The first thing I found out was that not only are powdered fenugreek leaves/petals pretty sparsely "available", but powdered marigold is not exactly all over the supermarket shelves either."
  • "The marigold is the most traditional flower of the season."