Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Avoid these words. Seriously.

pot marigold

noun
1.
calendula (def 1).
Origin of pot marigold
1805-1815
First recorded in 1805-15
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for pot marigold
Historical Examples
  • Calendula (pot marigold), all shades of yellow; mid-July until killed by frost.

    A Woman's Hardy Garden

    Helena Rutherfurd Ely
  • There were many others used in olden days that are not common now, such as sweet basil and pot marigold.

British Dictionary definitions for pot marigold

pot marigold

noun
1.
a Central European and Mediterranean plant, Calendula officinalis, grown for its rayed orange-and-yellow showy flowers, the petals of which were formerly used to colour food: family Asteraceae (composites) See also calendula
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for pot marigold

Word Value for pot

5
6
Scrabble Words With Friends