beggar's-lice, 2. Also written beggarticks.' name='description'> beggar's ticks - definition and meaning
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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as beggar's-lice, 2. Also written beggarticks.

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 Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The bur marigold and its achenes, which are armed with barbed awns that adhere to clothing.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing

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