tick trefoil


: any of various leguminous plants (genus Desmodium) with trifoliolate leaves and rough sticky loments

Word History


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First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of tick trefoil was in 1853

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“Tick trefoil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tick%20trefoil. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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