marsh marigold
Marigold Mar"i*gold, n. [Mary + gold.] (Bot.) A name for several plants with golden yellow blossoms, especially the {Calendula officinalis} (see {Calendula}), and the cultivated species of {Tagetes}. [1913 Webster]

Note: There are several yellow-flowered plants of different genera bearing this name; as, the {African marigold} or {French marigold} of the genus {Tagetes}, of which several species and many varieties are found in gardens. They are mostly strong-smelling herbs from South America and Mexico: {bur marigold}, of the genus {Bidens}; {corn marigold}, of the genus {Chrysanthemum} ({Chrysanthemum segetum}, a pest in the cornfields of Italy); {fig marigold}, of the genus {Mesembryanthemum}; {marsh marigold}, of the genus {Caltha} ({Caltha palustris}), commonly known in America as the {cowslip}. See {Marsh Marigold}. [1913 Webster]

{Marigold window}. (Arch.) See {Rose window}, under {Rose}. [1913 Webster]


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  • Marsh marigold — Marsh Marsh, n. [OE. mersch, AS. mersc, fr. mere lake. See {Mere} pool, and cf. {Marish}, {Morass}.] A tract of soft wet land, commonly covered partially or wholly with water; a fen; a swamp; a morass. [Written also {marish}.] [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • marsh marigold — marsh mar i*gold (m[aum]rsh m[a^]r [i^]*g[ o]ld). (Bot.) A perennial plant of the genus {Caltha} ({Caltha palustris}), growing in wet places and bearing bright yellow flowers. In the United States it is used as a pot herb under the name of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • marsh marigold — n. a marsh plant (Caltha palustris) of the buttercup family, with bright yellow flowers and shiny, circular leaves, sometimes eaten as greens …   English World dictionary

  • marsh marigold — ► NOUN ▪ a plant with large yellow flowers which grows in damp ground and shallow water …   English terms dictionary

  • marsh marigold — pelkinė puriena statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Caltha palustris), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje, Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Caltha palustris angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • marsh-marigold — pelkinė puriena statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis, maistinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Caltha palustris), paplitęs Europoje, Azijoje, Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Caltha palustris angl.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • marsh marigold — puriena statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių (Ranunculaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Caltha). atitikmenys: lot. Caltha angl. kingcup; marigold; marsh marigold vok. Dotterblume rus. калужница lenk. kaczyniec; knieć …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • marsh marigold — a yellow flowered plant, Caltha palustris, of the buttercup family, growing in marshes and meadows; cowslip. [1570 80] * * * Perennial herbaceous plant (Caltha palustris) of the buttercup family, native to wetlands in Europe and North America. It …   Universalium

  • marsh marigold — marsh′ mar igold n. pln a yellow flowered plant, Caltha palustris, of the buttercup family, growing in marshes and meadows; cowslip …   From formal English to slang

  • marsh marigold — noun swamp plant of Europe and North America having bright yellow flowers resembling buttercups • Syn: ↑kingcup, ↑meadow bright, ↑May blob, ↑cowslip, ↑water dragon, ↑Caltha palustris • Hypernyms: ↑marsh plant, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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