n 1 cap : a small genus of yellow-rayed composite herbs of temperate regions 2 : any plant of the genus Calendula 3 : the dried florets of plants of the genus Calendula (esp. C. officinalis) sometimes used as a mild aromatic and diaphoretic .
Similar sounding terms: glan·du·la
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