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beg·gar's lice

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. beggar's lice, beggar licenoun

    Eurasian and North American plants having small prickly nutlets that stick to clothing

  2. tick trefoil, beggar lice, beggar's licenoun

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


  1. beggar's lice

    "Beggar's lice" refers to a variety of plant species whose seeds or fruits have hook-like structures that readily attach to clothing or animal fur, causing nuisance. They are often categorized as weeds. This term is commonly used for plants in the genera Desmodium and Hackelia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Beggar's lice

    the prickly fruit or seed of certain plants (as some species of Echinospermum and Cynoglossum) which cling to the clothing of those who brush by them

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of beggar's lice in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of beggar's lice in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7


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    a small restaurant serving beer and wine as well as food; usually cheap
    A brasserie
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    C leaven
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