corn marigold

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n corn marigold European herb with bright yellow flowers; a common weed in grain fields
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Corn marigold (Bot) See under Marigold.
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Usage

In literature:

Every man in Denmark who fails to destroy the corn-marigold is severely punished.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 16, No. 95, September 1865" by Various
It was a pretty scene, with a background of late-flowering gorse bushes and a foreground of corn marigold that edged the field.
"The Head Girl at the Gables" by Angela Brazil
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