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corn marigold

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noun
  1. a composite plant, Chrysanthemum segetum, of Eurasia, having daisylike, solitary yellow flowers.

Origin of corn marigold

First recorded in 1590–1600
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Historical Examples

  • Every man in Denmark who fails to destroy the corn-marigold is severely punished.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 95, September 1865

    Various

  • The leaves of the Corn-marigold are "much hackt and cut into divers sections and placed confusedly."

    Old-Time Gardens

    Alice Morse Earle


British Dictionary definitions for corn marigold

corn marigold

noun
  1. an annual plant, Chrysanthemum segetum, with yellow daisy-like flower heads: a common weed of cultivated land: family Asteraceae (composites)
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