pot marigold

noun

Definition of pot marigold

: a calendula (Calendula officinalis) grown especially for ornament

Examples of pot marigold in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Calendula: Also called pot marigold, this blossom lends a verdant, almost medicinal bitterness. Paul Stephen, San Antonio Express-News, "Flower power: Edible blooms add a new dimension to dishes," 14 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of pot marigold

1760, in the meaning defined above

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“Pot marigold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pot%20marigold. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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