Meaning of beggar-ticks
Pronunciation: (beg'ur tiks"), [key]
— pl. -ticks.
- any of several composite plants of the genus Bidens, having rayless yellow flowers and barbed achenes that cling to clothing.
- the achenes of these plants.
- any of several other plants having seeds or fruits that cling to clothing, as those of the genus Desmodium.
- beggar-ticks (Thesaurus)