marigold


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mar·i·gold

 (măr′ĭ-gōld′, mâr′-)
n.
1. Any of various American plants of the genus Tagetes of the composite family, widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers.
2. Any of several plants related to the marigold or having similar flowers, such as the marsh marigold.

[Middle English : Mari, Mary (ultimately from Greek Maria; see marionette) + golde, marigold (from Old English; probably akin to gold).]

marigold

(ˈmærɪˌɡəʊld)
n
1. (Plants) any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes, esp T. erecta (African marigold) and T. patula (French marigold), cultivated for their yellow or orange flower heads and strongly scented foliage: family Asteraceae (composites)
2. (Plants) any of various similar or related plants, such as the marsh marigold, pot marigold, bur marigold, and fig marigold
[C14: from Mary (the Virgin) + gold]

mar•i•gold

(ˈmær ɪˌgoʊld)

n.
1. any of several composite plants, esp. of the genus Tagetes, having golden or orange flowers and strong-scented foliage.
2. any of several unrelated plants, esp. of the genus Calendula, as C. officinalis, the pot marigold.
[1300–50; Middle English; presumably Mary (the Virgin) + gold gold]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.marigold - any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowersmarigold - any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
African marigold, Aztec marigold, big marigold, Tagetes erecta - a stout branching annual with large yellow to orange flower heads; Mexico and Central America
French marigold, Tagetes patula - strong-scented bushy annual with orange or yellow flower heads marked with red; Mexico and Guatemala
Translations
měsíček
morgenfrue
kehäkukka
neven
マリーゴールド
금잔화
ringblomma
ต้นไม้ประเภทดาวเรือง
cúc vạn thọ

marigold

[ˈmærɪgəʊld] N (Bot) → maravilla f

marigold

[ˈmærigəʊld] n (= flower) → souci m

marigold

n (= African or French marigold)Tagetes f, → Studentenblume f; (= common or pot marigold)Ringelblume f

marigold

[ˈmærɪˌgəʊld] ncalendola

marigold

آذَرِيُون měsíček morgenfrue Ringelblume κατιφές caléndula kehäkukka souci neven calendula マリーゴールド 금잔화 goudsbloem ringblomst nagietek calêndula, maravilhas бархатцы ringblomma ต้นไม้ประเภทดาวเรือง kadife çiçeği cúc vạn thọ 万寿菊
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She can live, like Perdita, in her garden of mint and marigold.
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To the west a dark church spire rose up against a marigold sky.
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Each of these pretty homes had a garden in front fenced with white palings and opulently stocked with hollyhocks, marigolds, touch-me-nots, prince's-feathers, and other old-fashioned flowers; while on the windowsills of the houses stood wooden boxes containing moss rose plants and terra-cotta pots in which grew a breed of geranium whose spread of intensely red blossoms accented the prevailing pink tint of the rose-clad house-front like an explosion of flame.
With silver bells, and cockle shells, And marigolds all in a row.
Then let's have marigolds the little cemetery ones.
Here you see tin camelias, tin marigolds, tin carnations, tin poppies and tin hollyhocks growing as naturally as if they were real.
October though it was, the garden was still very sweet with dear, old-fashioned, unworldly flowers and shrubs -- sweet may, southern-wood, lemon verbena, alyssum, petunias, marigolds and chrysanthemums.