noun mari·gold \ˈmer-ə-ˌgōld\

: a plant that is grown for its bright yellow or orange flowers

Full Definition of MARIGOLD

:  any of a genus (Tagetes) of composite herbs with showy usually yellow, orange, or maroon flower heads

Origin of MARIGOLD

Middle English, from Mary, mother of Jesus + Middle English gold
First Known Use: 14th century
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