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

  • n. Any of various plants of the genera Hackelia or Lappula, having small barbed fruits that cling to clothing or fur.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The plant sticktight.


stick +‎ seed (Wiktionary)


  • -- Nutlet of stickseed, _Echinospermum_.] [Illustration: FIG.

    Seed Dispersal


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