beggar ticks


Related to beggar ticks: Devil's beggartick

beggar ticks

also beggar's ticks
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
1.
b. The small barbed achenes of a bur marigold, clinging readily to clothing and animal fur.
2.
a. Any of certain other plants having fruits similar to those of bur marigold.
b. The fruits of such plants.
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Another friend sprang for a set of hunting chaps although he doesn't hunt just because their slick surface retained fewer beggar ticks when he was bird-watching.