marigold marigold  /ˈmɛ rə ˌɡoʊld/


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


  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.


  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


  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:

  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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