Pronunciation: (ku-len'ju-lu), [key]
1. Also called pot marigold. a composite plant, Calendula officinalis, widely cultivated for its showy, many-rayed orange or yellow flower heads.
2. the dried florets of this plant, sometimes used medicinally.
3. any other plant of the genus Calendula.
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