African marigold


Definition of African marigold

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

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First Known Use of African marigold

1611, in the meaning defined above

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“African marigold.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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