Co`re*op"sis (k?`r?-?p"s?s), n. [NL., fr. GR. bug + appearance.] Bot.
A genus of herbaceous composite plants, having the achenes two-horned and remotely resembling some insect; tickseed. C. tinctoria, of the Western plains, the commonest plant of the genus, has been used in dyeing.
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