a bushy composite plant, Tagetes erecta, of Mexico, having pinnate leaves and large yellow or orange flower heads.
Where Did African American Vernacular English Come From?AAVE is unfairly stigmatized and sometimes labeled "bad English." But, the grammar is actually as complex as Standard American English (SAE), possibly even more so, and with different rules.
Origin of African marigold
First recorded in 1830–40
Also called Aztec marigold.
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