beggar-ticks definition

  • noun:
    • Any of several flowers, of the genus Bidens, having yellow flowers and prickly good fresh fruit.
    • The barbed good fresh fruit of those flowers, that sticks to clothes and also to animal fur.
    • the seed of bur marigolds.
    • any one of a few plants associated with genus Bidens having yellowish blossoms and pricky fresh fruits that cling to fur and clothing; -- also referred to as beggar's-ticks.
    • the seed of bur marigolds
    • any of a number of flowers for the genus Bidens having yellowish flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing
    • some of a few flowers, for the genus Bidens, having yellowish blossoms and prickly fruit.
    • The barbed fruit of these flowers, that sticks to clothes also to animal fur.
    • the seed of bur marigolds.
    • some of a few plants associated with the genus Bidens having yellowish plants and pricky fruits that cling to fur and clothes; -- also known as beggar's ticks.
    • the seed of bur marigolds
    • some of several plants associated with the genus Bidens having yellow plants and prickly fresh fruits that cling to fur and clothes

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