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Tick Trefoil

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Noun

1. beggar lice, beggar's lice, tick trefoil

any of various tropical and subtropical plants having trifoliate leaves and rough sticky pod sections or loments

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Tick Trefoil

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noun
any of various tropical and subtropical leguminous plants of the genus Desmodium, having trifoliate leaves, clusters of small purplish or white flowers, and sticky jointed seed pods, which separate into segments that cling to animals
. Also called: beggar-ticks

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Tick Trefoil

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any of a genus (Desmodium) of leguminous plants with clusters of small purple flowers, leaves in groups of three, and jointed prickly pods

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Tick Trefoil

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n.
Any of various plants of the genus Desmodium of the pea family, having compound leaves, small purplish or white flowers, and pods that break into one-seeded segments usually covered with hooked hairs.

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