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beggar's-lice

beggar's–lice

noun plural but singular or plural in construction beg·gar's–lice \ˈbe-gərz-ˌlīs\

Definition of BEGGAR'S-LICE

:  any of various plants (as of the genera Hackelia and Cynoglossum of the borage family) with prickly or adhesive fruits; also :  one of these fruits

Variants of BEGGAR'S-LICE

beg·gar's–lice or beg·gar–lice \-gər-ˌlīs\

First Known Use of BEGGAR'S-LICE

1835

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