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1. See bur marigold.
2. Any of various other plants having small fruits that cling to clothing and animal fur.
(Plants) any of various plants, esp the bur marigold, that have barbed clinging fruits
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|Noun||1.||sticktight - 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
|2.||sticktight - parasitic on especially the heads of chickens|
flea - any wingless bloodsucking parasitic insect noted for ability to leap