Related to beggar ticks: Devil's beggartick
beggar ticksalso beggar's ticks
pl.n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
a. See bur marigold.
b. The small barbed achenes of a bur marigold, clinging readily to clothing and animal fur.
a. Any of certain other plants having fruits similar to those of bur marigold.
b. The fruits of such plants.