tickseed

tickseed

[tik-seed]
noun
1.
any of various plants having seeds resembling ticks, as a coreopsis or the bugseed.

Origin:
1555–65; tick2 + seed

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tickseed

noun
any of numerous plants of the genus Coreopsis having a profusion of showy usually yellow daisylike flowers over long periods; North and South America [syn: coreopsis
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