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calliopsis

[kal-ee-op-sis]
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noun
  1. any of several species of coreopsis, especially Coreopsis tinctoria, a widely cultivated garden plant.

Origin of calliopsis

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Examples from the Web for calliopsis

Historical Examples

  • Calliopsis (Coreopsis), yellow with red or brown center; two feet; mid-July, until killed by frost.

    A Woman's Hardy Garden</p>

    Helena Rutherfurd Ely


British Dictionary definitions for calliopsis

calliopsis

noun
  1. another name for coreopsis
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