tidytips
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1888 an annual California composite herb (Layia platyglossa) having yellow-rayed flower heads often tipped with white

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  • tidytips — ☆ tidytips [tī′dē tips΄ ] n. pl. tidytips a California wildflower (Layia platyglossa) of the composite family, with yellow, daisylike flowers, often tipped with white …   English World dictionary

  • Tidytips — Ti dy*tips , n. (Bot.) A California composite plant ({Layia platyglossa}), the flower of which has yellow rays tipped with white. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tidytips — /tuy dee tips /, n., pl. tidytips. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a composite plant, Layia platyglossa, of California, having flower heads with bright yellow, white tipped rays. [1885 90, Amer.; TIDY + TIP1 + S3] * * * …   Universalium

  • tidytips — noun California annual having flower heads with yellow rays tipped with white • Syn: ↑tidy tips, ↑Layia platyglossa • Hypernyms: ↑flower • Member Holonyms: ↑Layia, ↑genus Layia * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tidytips — noun Any of the flowering plants of the genus Layia in the daisy family; they are erect annual herbs with dark glandular stems …   Wiktionary

  • tidytips — ti•dy•tips [[t]ˈtaɪ diˌtɪps[/t]] n. pl. tips pln (used with a sing. or pl. v.) a composite plant, Layia platyglossa, of California, having flower heads with bright yellow, white tipped rays • Etymology: 1885–90, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • Layia platyglossa — Tidytips Ti dy*tips , n. (Bot.) A California composite plant ({Layia platyglossa}), the flower of which has yellow rays tipped with white. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Layia — Taxobox name = Layia image width = 240px image caption = tidy tips regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida subclassis = Asteridae unranked ordo = Euasterids II ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Layia genus… …   Wikipedia

  • Layia discoidea — Taxobox name = Layia discoidea image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida subclassis = Asteridae unranked ordo = Euasterids II ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Layia species = L. discoidea… …   Wikipedia

  • Layia fremontii — Taxobox name = Layia fremontii image width = 240px regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida subclassis = Asteridae unranked ordo = Euasterids II ordo = Asterales familia = Asteraceae genus = Layia species = L. fremontii… …   Wikipedia

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