Beggar's Lice Definition

Any of several plants, such as bur marigold, stickseed, or tick trefoil, having small, often prickly fruits that cling readily to clothing or animal fur.
American Heritage
Any of several plants (esp. the genus Lappula of the borage family) with dry, prickly fruits that adhere to fur or clothing.
Webster's New World
The fruit of any of these plants.
American Heritage
The fruit.
Webster's New World

Seeds or fruit which stick to clothing.


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