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 for 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]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  calendula
      n 1: 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

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