bur marigold

noun

Definition of bur marigold

: any of a genus (Bidens) of coarse composite herbs with prickly flattened achenes that adhere to clothing and fur

First Known Use of bur marigold

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

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“Bur marigold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bur%20marigold. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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