genus Cosmos

noun
genus of tropical American plants cultivated for their colorful flowers
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑cosmos, ↑cosmea

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  • cosmos — [käz′məs; ] for 1 3, also [, käz′mōs΄, käz′mäs΄] n. [ME < Gr kosmos, universe, harmony] 1. the universe considered as a harmonious and orderly system 2. Rare harmony; order 3. any complete and orderly system pl. cosmos 4. any of a genus… …   English World dictionary

  • Cosmos (plant) — For other uses, see Cosmos (disambiguation). Cosmos Cosmos bipinnatus Scientific classification …   Wikipedia

  • cosmos — /koz meuhs, mohs/, n., pl. cosmos, cosmoses for 2, 4. 1. the world or universe regarded as an orderly, harmonious system. 2. a complete, orderly, harmonious system. 3. order; harmony. 4. any composite plant of the genus Cosmos, of tropical… …   Universalium

  • cosmos — noun Etymology: Greek kosmos Date: 1596 1. a. universe 1 b. (1) an orderly harmonious systematic universe compare chaos (2) order, harmony …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Cosmos — ID 21834 Symbol Key COSMO Common Name cosmos Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NM, NY …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Cosmos bipinnatus — ID 21835 Symbol Key COBI2 Common Name garden cosmos Family Asteraceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, IL, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MI, MN, MO,… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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