from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of several weeds of the genus Bidens of the composite family, having yellow flowers and barbed achenes that stick to clothing or fur. Also called sticktight.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A plant, the beggar's ticks.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • See beggar's ticks.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A bookname for the more showy species of Bidens.

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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