Definition of solidago in English:



  • A plant of the genus "Solidago" in the daisy family, especially (in gardening) goldenrod.

    • ‘Unlike the native solidagos that are quite invasive and fall over after a heavy rain, these newer varieties are sturdy and bursting with fall blooms.’
    • ‘We grow solidagos because they are beautiful as well as tough and adaptable.’
    • ‘To start at the end of the list of reasons for not inviting solidagos into the garden, they do not cause hay fever.’
    • ‘The bouquet contains naranja roses, tiger lilies, carnations, alstromeria, solidago, berries and a selection of greenery and twigs.’
    • ‘Two plants are rapidly climbing to the top of my favourites list: salvias and solidagos.’


Modern Latin, from a medieval Latin alteration of late Latin consolida comfrey.