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coreopsis

coreopsis

noun co·re·op·sis \ˌkr-ē-ˈäp-səs\
plural coreopsis

Definition of COREOPSIS

:  any of a genus (Coreopsis) of widely cultivated composite herbs with showy often yellow flower heads and pinnately lobed or dissected leaves

Origin of COREOPSIS

New Latin, genus name, from Greek koris bedbug + New Latin -opsis; akin to Greek keirein to cut — more at shear
First Known Use: circa 1753

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