calendula


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Calendula \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.
   [1913 Webster]
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