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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [kawr-ee-op-sis, kohr-]
    • /ˌkɔr iˈɒp sɪs, ˌkoʊr-/
    • /ˌkɒ.rɪ.ˈɒp.sɪs/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kawr-ee-op-sis, kohr-]
    • /ˌkɔr iˈɒp sɪs, ˌkoʊr-/

Definitions of coreopsis word

  • noun coreopsis any plant of the genus Coreopsis, of America and tropical Africa, cultivated for their yellow, brown, or yellow-and-red daisy-like flowers: family Asteraceae (composites) 3
  • noun coreopsis any of a genus (Coreopsis) of plants of the composite family, having showy heads with yellow, crimson, or maroon ray flowers 3
  • noun coreopsis any composite plant of the genus Coreopsis, including familiar garden species having yellow, brownish, or yellow-and-red ray flowers. 1
  • noun coreopsis A plant of the daisy family, cultivated for its rayed, typically yellow, flowers. 1
  • noun coreopsis (botany) Any of several composite herbs, of genus Coreopsis, typically with bright yellow flowers. 0

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Origin of coreopsis

First appearance:

before 1745
One of the 47% newest English words
1745-55; < New Latin < Greek kore- (stem of kóris) bedbug + -opsis -opsis; so named from the shape of seed

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coreopsis popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 61% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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Top questions with coreopsis

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