Tickseed meaning

tĭk'sēd'
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A seed or fruit resembling an insect in shape.
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Any plant of the genus Corispermum, plants of the goosefoot family.
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Origin of tickseed

  • From tick (from its seed's shape)
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • tick +"Ž seed, from tick the insect.
    From Wiktionary