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1. marigold

noun. ['ˈmɛrəˌgoʊld'] any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers.

Synonyms

  • flower
  • French marigold
  • Tagetes patula
  • Tageteste
  • Aztec marigold
  • genus Tagetes
  • African marigold
  • Tagetes erecta

Etymology

  • Mary (English)
  • Maria (Latin)
  • gold (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Marigold

  • americold
  • archbold
  • armold
  • arnhold
  • barthold
  • bechtold
  • bergthold
  • berthold
  • billfold
  • blindfold
  • brandvold
  • brunsvold
  • centerfold
  • chokehold
  • dallhold
  • darnold
  • diebold
  • dippold
  • ebersold
  • eightfold

Example sentences of the word marigold


1. Noun, singular or mass
Water-loving plants such as marsh marigold or Japanese silver grass will create an attractive, colorful arrangement.

2. Adjective
Spread by wind and water, the gray mold spores cause brown, dying marigold petals.

3. Verb, past tense
Manage pests with traps, insecticidal soap, and natural repellents such as basil, marigold or garlic plants.

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