African marigold

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

Origin of African marigold

First recorded in 1830–40
  • Also called Aztec marigold.

Words Nearby African marigold Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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