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Meaning of CALENDULA

Pronunciation:  ku'lenjulu

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any of numerous chiefly annual herbs of the genus Calendula widely cultivated for their yellow or orange flowers; often used for medicinal and culinary purposes
 

CALENDULA is a 9 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: Calendula officinalis, common marigold, flower, genus Calendula, pot marigold, ruddles, Scotch marigold

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ca*len"du*la\, n. [NL., fr. L. calendae calends.]
(Bot.)
A genus of composite herbaceous plants. One species,
{Calendula officinalis}, is the common marigold, and was
supposed to blossom on the calends of every month, whence the
name.

 

 

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