beg·​gar-ticks | \ ˈbe-gər-ˌtiks How to pronounce beggar-ticks (audio) \
variants: or less commonly beggar's-ticks \ ˈbe-​gərz-​ˌtiks How to pronounce beggar's-ticks (audio) \

Definition of beggar-ticks

1 : bur marigold also : its prickly achenes

First Known Use of beggar-ticks

circa 1818, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of beggar-ticks was circa 1818

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“Beggar-ticks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beggar-ticks. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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