marigold
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Mary, mother of Jesus + Middle English gold Date: 14th century 1. pot marigold 2. any of a genus (Tagetes) of composite herbs with showy usually yellow, orange, or maroon flower heads

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  • Marigold — f English: one of the older of the group of names that were adopted from words for flowers in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. The Old English name of the flower was golde, presumably from gold (the precious metal), in reference to its… …   First names dictionary

  • marigold — ► NOUN ▪ a plant of the daisy family with yellow or orange flowers. ORIGIN from the given name Mary + dialect gold, referring to the corn or garden marigold in Old English …   English terms dictionary

  • marigold — [mar′ə gōld΄] n. [ME marigolde < Marie (prob. the Virgin Mary) + gold, GOLD] 1. a) any of a genus (Tagetes) of annual plants of the composite family, with chiefly red, yellow, or orange flowers b) the flower of any of these 2. any of several… …   English World dictionary

  • marigold — late 14c., marygolde, from MARY (Cf. Mary) (probably a reference to the Virgin) + GOLD (Cf. gold), for color. The O.E. name for the flower was simply golde …   Etymology dictionary

  • marigold — /mar i gohld /, n. 1. any of several chiefly golden flowered composite plants, esp. of the genus Tagetes, as T. erecta, having strong scented foliage and yielding an oil that repels root parasites. 2. any of several unrelated plants, esp. of the… …   Universalium

  • marigold — didysis serentis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, pašarinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Tagetes erecta), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Tagetes erecta angl. African marigold; Aztec …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • marigold — vaistinė medetka statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Astrinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Calendula officinalis). Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (dažikliai, kvėpikliai). atitikmenys: lot. Calendula officinalis;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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