any North American, asterlike, composite plant of the genus Chrysopsis, having bright, golden-yellow flower heads, as C. mariana, of the eastern U.S.
any North American plant of the genus Chrysopsis, esp C. mariana of the eastern US, having yellow rayed flowers: family Asteraceae (composites)
noun 1. a horticultural variety of sweet corn having yellow kernels.
- Golden birthday
noun a person’s birthday when they turn the age of their birth date Examples It was my golden birthday when I turned 25 on the 25th or when I turned 54, since I was born in 1954.
noun, Classical Mythology. 1. a branch of mistletoe, sacred to Proserpina, that served Aeneas as a pass to the underworld.
- Golden boy
noun phrase A favored and especially gifted boy or man; fair-haired boy: Casey regarded Inman as a brittle golden boy, worried about his image [1937+; popularized by the title of Clifford Odets’s 1937 play about a boxer]