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Meaning of beggar's-lice

beg•gar's-lice

Pronunciation: (beg'urz-līs"), [key]
— pl. -lice.
  1. any of several plants, esp. of the genera Cynoglossum and Hackelia, having small, prickly fruits that stick to clothing.
  2. the fruits or seeds of such a plant.
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