Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

African marigold

noun
  1. a bushy composite plant, Tagetes erecta, of Mexico, having pinnate leaves and large yellow or orange flower heads.
Show More

Origin of African marigold

First recorded in 1830–40
Also called Aztec marigold.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018