QUIZ YOURSELF ON THESE WORDS FROM BROWN GIRL DREAMING!
Visualize yourself passing this quiz on words from Jacqueline Woodson’s exquisite verse novel “Brown Girl Dreaming,” and then take the quiz to prove you can do it! (Because you can.)
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What does “barren” mean?
Origin of pot marigold
First recorded in 1805–15
Words nearby pot marigold
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British Dictionary definitions for pot marigold
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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