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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers.

Usage examples (30)
  • The marigold is the most traditional flower of the season.
  • She accepts their offerings of marigold garlands and hurries away, giving back only a glimpse of herself.
  • The zempazuchitl, or marigold, is thought to light the way home for returning souls.
  • The elegant palmate leaved Pomacea likewise occurs, with the mulberry: the marigold is a great favourite. for more
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