calliopsis

noun cal·li·op·sis \ˌkalēˈäpsə̇s\

Definition of calliopsis

  1. 1 capitalized, in some classifications :  a genus of plants comprising chiefly the annual members of the genus Coreopsis

  2. 2 plural calliopsis :  coreopsis 2; especially :  a cultivated annual plant of the genus Coreopsis

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Origin and Etymology of calliopsis

New Latin, from calli- + -opsis


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