stickweed

noun

stick·​weed ˈstik-ˌwēd How to pronounce stickweed (audio)
: any of several plants (such as a beggar's-lice) with adhesive seeds

Word History

First Known Use

1705, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of stickweed was in 1705

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Cite this Entry

“Stickweed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/stickweed. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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