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Any of several tick trefoils, especially Desmodium tortuosum or D. purpureum, grown for forage or as a cover crop in subtropical and tropical regions.
(Plants) any of various leguminous plants of the genus Desmodium, esp D. purpureum of the Caribbean, grown in the southern US as forage plants and to improve the soil. See also tick trefoil
any of various tick trefoils, esp. Desmodium tortuosum, grown for forage in subtropical regions.
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|Noun||1.||beggarweed - West Indian forage plant cultivated in southern United States as forage and to improve soil|