- Also called pot marigold. a composite plant, Calendula officinalis, widely cultivated for its showy, many-rayed orange or yellow flower heads.
- the dried florets of this plant, sometimes used medicinally.
- any other plant of the genus Calendula.
- any Eurasian plant of the genus Calendula, esp the pot marigold, having orange-and-yellow rayed flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
- the dried flowers of the pot marigold, formerly used medicinally and for seasoning