stickseed

noun
stick·​seed | \ ˈstik-ˌsēd How to pronounce stickseed (audio) \

Definition of stickseed

: any of various weedy herbs (genera Lappula and Hackelia) of the borage family with bristly adhesive fruit

First Known Use of stickseed

1843, in the meaning defined above

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“Stickseed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stickseed. Accessed 5 Mar. 2021.

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