mar·i·gold (mărĭ-gōld′, mâr-)
1. Any of various North and South American plants of the genus Tagetes of the composite family, widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers.
2. Any of several plants having similar flowers, such as calendula or marsh marigold.
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