beggar–ticks

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noun, plural in form but singular or plural in construction beg·gar–ticks \ˈbe-gər-ˌtiks\
variants: or less commonly

beggar's–ticks

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Definition of beggar–ticks

  1. 1 :  bur marigold; also :  its prickly achenes

  2. 2 :  beggar's-lice

Circa 1818

First Known Use of beggar–ticks

circa 1818


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