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noun
any of various composite plants of the genus Bidens, especially those having conspicuous yellow flowers.
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Origin of bur marigold

An Americanism dating back to 1810–20
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bur marigold

noun
any plant of the genus Bidens that has yellow flowers and pointed fruits that cling to fur and clothing: family Asteraceae (composites)Also called: beggar-ticks, sticktight
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