Definition of Stickweed

1. Noun. Any of several herbaceous plants having seeds that cling to clothing.

Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Specialized synonyms: Beggar Lice, Beggar's Lice



Definition of Stickweed

1. Noun. Any of various unrelated plants that have seeds that stick to clothing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stickweed

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stickweed

stickshifts
sticksman
sticksmen
sticktight
sticktight flea
sticktights
sticktion
sticktoitive
sticktoitiveness
stickum
stickums
stickup
stickup man
stickups
stickwater
stickweed (current term)
stickweeds
stickwork
stickworks
sticky
sticky-backed plastic
sticky-fingered
sticky-note
sticky-tape
sticky-taped
sticky-tapes
sticky-taping
sticky aster
sticky bit
sticky bits

Literary usage of Stickweed

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1. The Occurance of Aluminium in Vegetable Products, Animal Products, and by Charles Ford Langworthy, Peter Townsend Austen (1904)
"gives figures for the ash analysis of stickweed (Verbesina sieges- ... No analyses of stickweed appear in the original publication. ..."

2. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Woods and thickets, Nova Scotia to Minnesota, North Carolina and California. Roots fibrous. Feverfew. Beggar's-ticks. Cockle-bur. stickweed. ' 2267. ..."

3. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1907)
"stickweed. The fruit of this plant gets into the wool and sometimes produces chanical injuries. 223. Echium vulgare, L. Viper's Bugloss. ..."

4. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1907)
"stickweed. The fruit of this plant gets into the wool and sometimes produces ' » "*- chanical injuries. 223. Echium vulgäre, L. Viper's Bugloss. ..."

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