crepis

noun cre·pis \ˈkrēpə̇s\

Definition of crepis

  1. 1 capitalized :  a genus of herbs (family Compositae) with alternate or basal chiefly pinnatifid leaves and heads of yellow or orange colored flowers — see hawk's-beard

  2. 2 crepis plural :  a plant of the genus Crepis

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Origin and Etymology of crepis

New Latin, from Latin, a plant, from Greek krēpis, literally, boot


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