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tick trefoil

Syllabification: tick tre·foil

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Definition of tick trefoil in English:

noun

A tall, spindly leguminous North American plant, the pods of which break up into one-seeded joints that adhere to clothing, animals' fur, etc.
  • Genus Desmodium, family Leguminosae: several species

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