Part of speech: noun

A plant with golden yellow flowers.

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Usage examples "marigold":

  1. I got her out of this quick, replied Mr. Marigold, she's had a bad shock, poor girl, though she gave her evidence clearly enough for all that... - "Okewood of the Secret Service", Valentine Williams.
  2. In the chancel of Burynarbon Church, Devonshire, is an epitaph containing a quaint allusion to this old idea respecting the Marigold:- To the pretious memory of Mary, ye dear, and only daughter of George Westwood. - "Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure", William Thomas Fernie.
  3. It is the flitting, the ephemeral, the stories that Maggie Marigold and Kittie Katnip print in the county papers; it is the talk that Mrs. Smith and Mrs. Jones have about Nancy Briggs; it is the women in the novels who are not the heroines,- these give the best photograph of actual popular opinion, and these give you six women intriguing for one man. - "A New Atmosphere", Gail Hamilton.