pot marigold


noun

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Origin of pot marigold

First recorded in 1805–15
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British Dictionary definitions for pot marigold

pot marigold

noun

a Central European and Mediterranean plant, Calendula officinalis, grown for its rayed orange-and-yellow showy flowers, the petals of which were formerly used to colour food: family Asteraceae (composites)See also calendula
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