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Noun: sticktight  'stik,tIt
  1. Any of several plants of the genus Bidens having yellow flowers and prickly fruits that cling to fur and clothing
    - bur marigold, burr marigold, beggar-ticks, beggar's-ticks, stickseed
  2. Parasitic on especially the heads of chickens
    - sticktight flea, Echidnophaga gallinacea

Derived forms: sticktights

Type of: flea, subshrub, suffrutex

Part of: Bidens, Echidnophaga, genus Bidens, genus Echidnophaga

Encyclopedia: Sticktight