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tidytips

[ tahy-dee-tips ]
/ ˈtaɪ diˌtɪps /
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noun, plural ti·dy·tips.

(used with a singular or plural verb) a composite plant, Layia platyglossa, of California, having flower heads with bright yellow, white-tipped rays.

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Origin of tidytips

An Americanism dating back to 1885–90; tidy + tip1 + -s3
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