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coreopsis


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Coreopsis  \Co`re*op"sis\  (k?`r?-?p"s?s),  n.  [NL.,  fr  Gr  ???? 
  bug  +  ???  appearance.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  herbaceous  composite  plants,  having  the  achenes 
  two-horned  and  remotely  resembling  some  insect;  tickseed.  {C. 
  tinctoria},  of  the  Western  plains,  the  commonest  plant  of  the 
  genus,  has  been  used  in  dyeing. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  coreopsis 
  n  :  any  of  numerous  plants  of  the  genus  Coreopsis  having  a 
  profusion  of  showy  usually  yellow  daisylike  flowers  over 
  long  periods;  North  and  South  America  [syn:  {tickseed},  {tickweed}] 




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