1. golden retriever an English breed having a long silky golden coat
  2. controversy a dispute where there is strong disagreement
  3. golden stars California plant having grasslike leaves and showy orange flowers
  4. Colorado River an important river in the southwestern United States
  5. Golden Delicious a sweet eating apple with yellow skin
  6. golden warbler yellow-throated American wood warbler
  7. golden trumpet vigorous evergreen climbing plant of South America having glossy leathery foliage and golden yellow flowers
  8. golden years the time of life after retirement from active work
  9. golden heather North American decumbent evergreen heathlike plant with yellow flowers
  10. golden plover plovers of Europe and America having the backs marked with golden-yellow spots
  11. golden aster any of several shrubby herbs or subshrubs of the genus Chrysopsis having bright golden-yellow flower heads that resemble asters; throughout much of United States and into Canada
  12. controversial marked by or capable of causing disagreement
  13. curly-coated retriever an English breed having a tightly curled black or liver-colored coat; retrieves game from land or water
  14. golden buttons common perennial aromatic herb native to Eurasia having buttonlike yellow flower heads and bitter-tasting pinnate leaves sometimes used medicinally
  15. golden thread low-growing perennial of North America woodlands having trifoliate leaves and yellow rootstock and white flowers
  16. golden ragwort weedy herb of the eastern United States to Texas having golden-yellow flowers; sometimes becomes invasive; sometimes placed in genus Senecio
  17. Golden Fleece in Greek mythology, a fleece of gold owned by the king of Colchis and guarded in a sacred grove by a dragon; recovered by Jason and the Argonauts
  18. golden pothos evergreen liana widely cultivated for its variegated foliage
  19. Golden Horde a Mongolian army that swept over eastern Europe in the 13th century
  20. contriver a person who makes plans