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English noun: beggar-ticks

1. beggar-ticks (plant) the seed of bur marigolds


SynonymsSpanish needles


Broader (hypernym)bur, burr


Part meronymbeggar's-ticks, beggar-ticks, bur marigold, burr marigold, sticktight

2. beggar-ticks (plant) any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing


Synonymsbeggar's-ticks, bur marigold, burr marigold, sticktight


Broader (hypernym)subshrub, suffrutex


Narrower (hyponym)Bidens bipinnata, Bidens connata, Bidens coronata, Bidens trichosperma, Bidens tripartita, European beggar-ticks, Spanish needles, swampy beggar-ticks, tickseed sunflower, trifid beggar-ticks, trifid bur marigold


Part holonymbeggar-ticks, Spanish needles


Member meronymBidens, genus Bidens









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