pot marigold

Origin of pot marigold

First recorded in 1805–15

Words Nearby pot marigold

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How to use pot marigold in a sentence

  • Calendula (pot marigold), all shades of yellow; mid-July until killed by frost.

    A Woman's Hardy Garden | Helena Rutherfurd Ely
  • There were many others used in olden days that are not common now, such as sweet basil and pot marigold.

British Dictionary definitions for pot marigold

pot marigold

  1. 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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