fig marigold


noun

any of various plants of the genus Mesembryanthemum, having showy flowers of white, yellow, or pink.

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Origin of fig marigold

First recorded in 1725–35

Words nearby fig marigold

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Example sentences from the Web for fig marigold

  • The principal genus in this order is that of Mesembryanthemum, the Fig-marigold.

    Botany for Ladies|Jane Loudon

British Dictionary definitions for fig marigold

fig marigold

noun

an erect species of mesembryanthemum, M. tricolor, grown as a garden annual for its red-orange flowers with yellow centres
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