sheep bur

noun

Definition of sheep bur

: any of several plants whose fruits or seeds tend to lodge in sheep's wool: such as
a : an annual composite weed (Acanthospermum australe) of the southern U.S. and tropical regions with a prickly fruit shaped like a starfish
b : cocklebur
c : stickseed

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“Sheep bur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sheep%20bur. Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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