corn 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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  • Corn marigold — Corn Corn, n. [AS. corn; akin to OS. korn, D. koren, G., Dan., Sw., & Icel. korn, Goth. ka[ u]rn, L. granum, Russ. zerno. Cf. {Grain}, {Kernel}.] 1. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain. [1913 Webster] 2. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • corn marigold — dirvinė skaistažiedė statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Chrysanthemum segetum; Glebionis segetum angl. corn chrysanthemum; corn yellow marigold; corn marigold vok. Goldblume; Saat Wucherblume rus. златоцвет посевной; нивянник посевной;… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • corn marigold — dirvinė skaistažiedė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos daržovinis, dekoratyvinis augalas (Glebionis segetum), paplitęs šiaurės rytų Afrikoje, pietryčių Europoje ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Glebionis segetum angl …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • corn marigold — noun European herb with bright yellow flowers; a common weed in grain fields • Syn: ↑field marigold, ↑Chrysanthemum segetum • Hypernyms: ↑chrysanthemum • Member Holonyms: ↑genus Chrysanthemum …   Useful english dictionary

  • corn marigold — a composite plant, Chrysanthemum segetum, of Eurasia, having daisylike, solitary yellow flowers. [1590 1600] * * * …   Universalium

  • corn marigold — noun a daisy like yellow flowered plant, formerly a common weed of cornfields. [Chrysanthemum segetum.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • corn-marigold — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Corn — Corn, n. [AS. corn; akin to OS. korn, D. koren, G., Dan., Sw., & Icel. korn, Goth. ka[ u]rn, L. granum, Russ. zerno. Cf. {Grain}, {Kernel}.] 1. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain. [1913 Webster] 2. The… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corn ball — Corn Corn, n. [AS. corn; akin to OS. korn, D. koren, G., Dan., Sw., & Icel. korn, Goth. ka[ u]rn, L. granum, Russ. zerno. Cf. {Grain}, {Kernel}.] 1. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain. [1913 Webster] 2. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Corn bread — Corn Corn, n. [AS. corn; akin to OS. korn, D. koren, G., Dan., Sw., & Icel. korn, Goth. ka[ u]rn, L. granum, Russ. zerno. Cf. {Grain}, {Kernel}.] 1. A single seed of certain plants, as wheat, rye, barley, and maize; a grain. [1913 Webster] 2. The …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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