calliopsis

[ kal-ee-op-sis ]
/ ˌkæl iˈɒp sɪs /

noun

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

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

    A Woman's Hardy Garden|Helena Rutherfurd Ely

British Dictionary definitions for calliopsis

calliopsis

/ (ˌkælɪˈɒpsɪs) /

noun

another name for coreopsis
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