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NOUN:
A North American annual plant (Coreopsis tinctoria) widely cultivated for its showy flower heads with yellow rays and purple-red to brownish centers.

ETYMOLOGY:
New Latin : Greek kalli-, beautiful (from kallos, beauty) + Greek opsis, appearance ; see -opsis


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