Definition of marigold noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

marigold

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈmæriɡəʊld//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈmæriɡoʊld//
 
 
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an orange or yellow garden flower. There are several types of marigold. Word Origin late Middle English: from the given name Mary (probably referring to the Virgin) + dialect gold, denoting the corn or garden marigold in Old English.
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