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n (functioning as singular)
1. (Plants) any of various plants, such as the bur marigold and tick trefoil, having fruits or seeds that cling to clothing, fur, etc
2. (Plants) the seed or fruit of any of these plants
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|Noun||1.||beggar-ticks - the seed of bur marigolds |
beggar's-ticks, bur marigold, burr marigold, sticktight, beggar-ticks - any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing
|2.||beggar-ticks - any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing|
Bidens coronata, Bidens trichosperma, tickseed sunflower - North American bur marigold with large flowers
Bidens tripartita, European beggar-ticks, trifid beggar-ticks, trifid bur marigold - bur marigold of temperate Eurasia
Bidens connata, swampy beggar-ticks - bur marigold of eastern and northern United States and Canada common in wet pastures and meadows
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