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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: any of numerous chiefly annual herbs of the genus Calendula widely cultivated for their yellow or orange flowers; often used for medicinal and culinary purposes

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: New Latin, genus name, from Medieval Latin, from Latin calendae calends Date: 1789 any of a small genus (Calendula) of yellow-rayed composite herbs of temperate regions

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. any plant of the genus Calendula, with large yellow or orange flowers, e.g. marigold. Etymology: mod.L dimin. of calendae (as CALENDS), perh. = little clock

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Calendula Ca*len"du*la, n. [NL., fr. L. calendae calends.] (Bot.) A genus of composite herbaceous plants. One species, Calendula officinalis, is the common marigold, and was supposed to blossom on the calends of every month, whence the name.



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