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ca·len·du·la

 (kə-lĕn′jə-lə)
n.
A Mediterranean annual plant (Calendula officinalis) in the composite family, widely cultivated for its showy, yellow or orange, rayed flower heads that were formerly used in medicine, coloring, and flavoring of food. Also called pot marigold.

[Medieval Latin, marigold, from Latin kalendae, calends; see calends.]

calendula

(kæˈlɛndjʊlə)
n
1. (Plants) any Eurasian plant of the genus Calendula, esp the pot marigold, having orange-and-yellow rayed flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. (Plants) the dried flowers of the pot marigold, formerly used medicinally and for seasoning
[C19: from Medieval Latin, from Latin kalendae calends; perhaps from its supposed efficacy in curing menstrual disorders]

ca•len•du•la

(kəˈlɛn dʒə lə)

n., pl. -las.
a composite plant, Calendula officinalis, with many-rayed orange or yellow flowers.
[1870–75; < Medieval Latin, = Latin calend(ae) calends + -ula -ule]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.calendula - any of numerous chiefly annual herbs of the genus Calendula widely cultivated for their yellow or orange flowerscalendula - any of numerous chiefly annual herbs of the genus Calendula widely cultivated for their yellow or orange flowers; often used for medicinal and culinary purposes
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Calendula - marigold
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