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calliopsis


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Calliopsis  \Cal`li*op"sis\,  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  pref.  kalli-  (fr. 
  kalo`s  beautiful)  +  'o`psis  appearance.]  (Bot.) 
  A  popular  name  given  to  a  few  species  of  the  genus 
  {Coreopsis},  especially  to  {C.  tinctoria}  of  Arkansas. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  calliopsis 
  n  :  North  American  annual  widely  cultivated  for  its  yellow 
  flowers  with  purple-red  to  brownish  centers;  in  some 
  classifications  placed  in  a  subgenus  Calliopsis  [syn:  {Coreopsis 
  tinctoria}] 




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