coreopsis

noun co·re·op·sis \ ˌkȯr-ē-ˈäp-səs \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

Definition of coreopsis

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

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Origin and Etymology of coreopsis

New Latin, genus name, from Greek koris bedbug + New Latin -opsis; akin to Greek keirein to cut — more at shear


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