bur marigold


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

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1818, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bur marigold was circa 1818

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“Bur marigold.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bur%20marigold. Accessed 5 Jun. 2023.

Kids Definition

bur marigold

: any of a genus of coarse herbs related to the daisies and having burs that stick to clothing and fur
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