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bur marigold

noun

  1. any of various composite plants of the genus Bidens, especially those having conspicuous yellow flowers.


bur marigold

noun

  1. any plant of the genus Bidens that has yellow flowers and pointed fruits that cling to fur and clothing: family Asteraceae (composites) Also calledbeggar-tickssticktight


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Origin of bur marigold1

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20

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