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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mari·gold /ˈmærəˌgold, ˈmɛr-/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mar·i·gold n.  Bot. A name for several plants with golden yellow blossoms, especially the Calendula officinalis (see Calendula), and the cultivated species of Tagetes.
 Note:There are several yellow-flowered plants of different genera bearing this name; as, the African marigold or French marigold of the genus Tagetes, of which several species and many varieties are found in gardens. They are mostly strong-smelling herbs from South America and Mexico: bur marigold, of the genus Bidens; corn marigold, of the genus Chrysanthemum (Chrysanthemum segetum, a pest in the cornfields of Italy); fig marigold, of the genus Mesembryanthemum; marsh marigold, of the genus Caltha (Caltha palustris), commonly known in America as the cowslip. See Marsh Marigold.
 Marigold window. Arch. See Rose window, under Rose.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : any of various tropical American plants of the genus Tagetes
          widely cultivated for their showy yellow or orange