tick·​seed | \ ˈtik-ˌsēd How to pronounce tickseed (audio) \

Definition of tickseed

Examples of tickseed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some perennials such as Zagreb threadleaf tickseed (Coreopsis verticillata) will continue to expand and take over sections of your bed without occasional dividing. Tim Johnson, chicagotribune.com, 16 Apr. 2022 These included milkweed, tickseed, corkystem passionflower, firebush, Virginia snakeroot and blue porterweed. Amanda Klarsfeld, sun-sentinel.com, 23 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of tickseed

circa 1760, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for tickseed

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The first known use of tickseed was circa 1760

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“Tickseed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tickseed. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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