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calendula

noun ca·len·du·la \kə-ˈlen-jə-lə, -dy-lə\

Definition of CALENDULA

:  any of a small genus (Calendula) of yellow-rayed composite herbs of temperate regions

Origin of CALENDULA

New Latin, genus name, from Medieval Latin, from Latin calendae calends
First Known Use: 1789

calendula

noun ca·len·du·la \kə-ˈlen-jə-lə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CALENDULA

1
capitalized :  a small genus of yellow-rayed composite herbs of temperate regions
2
:  any plant of the genus Calendula
3
:  the dried florets of plants of the genus Calendula (especially C. officinalis) sometimes used as a mild aromatic and diaphoretic

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