African marigold

noun

: a stout branching annual herb (Tagetes erecta) with flower heads two to four inches across and yellow to orange in color

Word History

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of African marigold was in 1611

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“African marigold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/African%20marigold. Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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