Calends

Cal"ends

(?), n. pl. [OE. kalendes month, calends, AS. calend month, fr. L. calendae; akin to calare to call, proclaim, Gr. . CF. Claim.] The first day of each month in the ancient Roman calendar.
[Written also kalends.]

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The Greek calends, a time that will never come, as the Greeks had no calends.
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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.
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