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- n. The bur marigold and its achenes, which are armed with barbed awns that adhere to clothing.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- The bur marigold (Bidens) and its achenes, which are armed with barbed awns, and adhere to clothing and fleeces with unpleasant tenacity; -- also called beggar-ticks.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as beggar's-lice, 2. Also written beggarticks.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing
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