Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps

Noun: beggar's lice
  1. Eurasian and North American plants having small prickly nutlets that stick to clothing
    - beggar lice, stickseed
  2. Any of various tropical and subtropical plants having trifoliate leaves and rough sticky pod sections or loments
    - tick trefoil, beggar lice

Type of: stickweed, subshrub, suffrutex

Part of: Desmodium, genus Desmodium, genus Hackelia, genus Lappula, Hackelia, Lappula

Encyclopedia: Beggar's lice