a composite plant, Chrysanthemum segetum, of Eurasia, having daisylike, solitary yellow flowers.
Words nearby corn marigold
Origin of corn marigold
First recorded in 1590–1600
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Examples from the Web for corn marigold
Every man in Denmark who fails to destroy the corn-marigold is severely punished.
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
an annual plant, Chrysanthemum segetum, with yellow daisy-like flower heads: a common weed of cultivated land: family Asteraceae (composites)
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