tick-weed

noun
any of numerous plants of the genus Coreopsis having a profusion of showy usually yellow daisylike flowers over long periods; North and South America
Syn: ↑coreopsis, ↑tickseed, ↑tickweed
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑genus Coreopsis

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tick-trefoil, tick-weed
see tick n.1 3.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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