Meaning of marigold
Pronunciation: (mar'i-gōld"), [key]
- 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.
- any of several unrelated plants, esp. of the genus Calendula, as C. officinalis, the pot marigold.
- marigold (Thesaurus)