marigold marigold  /ˈmɛ rə ˌɡoʊld/

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange flowers

Usage(s):

  1. With the homage they and their forefathers had always displayed to a maharajah's wife, the villagers touched foreheads to the dust, tossed marigold garlands and waved incense.
  2. One day he received a letter from a missionary offering him for $25 an ounce Tibetan marigold seeds that did not smell.
  3. All his life, Burpee has been devoted to the task of making a better marigold.

News

  1. Now is the time to set out a variety of bedding plants: Words to Grow By

    Excellent warm-season annual bedding plants for Louisiana include ageratum, begonia, celosia (cockscomb), coleus, impatiens, petunias, salvia, marigold, zinnia and periwinkle (vinca)
    on June 13, 2013     Source: New Orleans Times-Picayune

  2. TV best bets: Tuesday, June 11

    8 p.m., CINEMAX: The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel — Several British acting veterans — including Judi Dench, who was guided to her "Shakespeare in Love" Oscar by this film’s director, John Madden — star in this engaging tale of several retirees who invest in a site in India where they intend to enjoy their retirement. Once there, they find the place isn’t in quite the lavish condition promised ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Record

  3. Marigold project stalled

    An email to Port Authority members said the city has not yet received a necessary lender financing commitment letter for the project and recommends actions on Marigold be tabled.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Mankato Free Press

Quotes

  1. "I've never got to be in a big comedy or musical before, until I got the chance to do 'Marigold.' Suddenly I was on a soundstage and sang a song -- which was unbelievable because they made me sound so much better than I am," Larter said, laughing.
    on Jul 29, 2008 By: Ali Larter Source: NBC5i.com

  2. "You see, it all began with an art fair that the downtown merchants sponsored. The first Marigold Festival was held downtown around the courthouse. I was the first parade chairman. The first parade was in 1973. It began at Stadium Road and continued...
    on Jun 22, 2010 By: Larry Nelson Source: Pekin Daily Times

  3. "We have 35 days to wrap up bhai's talkie portions after which he goes to shoot for Marigold," adds Sohail.
    on Jun 10, 2004 By: Sohail Khan Source: Sify

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