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coreopsis

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CIDE DICTIONARY

coreopsisprop. n. [NL., fr. Gr. ko`ris bug + 'o`psis appearance.].
     A genus of herbaceous composite plants, having the achenes two-horned and remotely resembling some insect; tickseed. Coreopsis tinctoria, of the Western plains, the commonest plant of the genus, has been used in dyeing.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

coreopsis, n. any composite plant of the genus Coreopsis, having rayed usu. yellow flowers.

Etymology
mod.L f. Gk koris bug + opsis appearance, with ref. to the shape of the seed

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