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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • proper n. A genus of herbaceous composite plants, having the achenes two-horned and remotely resembling some insect; tickseed. Coreopsis tinctoria, of the Western plains, the commonest plant of the genus, has been used in dyeing.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants, of the natural order Compositæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. any of numerous plants of the genus Coreopsis having a profusion of showy usually yellow daisylike flowers over long periods; North and South America

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