Definition of Spanish needles in English:

Spanish needles

Syllabification: Span·ish nee·dles

noun

  • An American beggar ticks with rayless flowers that develop into a cluster of barbed achenes.
    • Bidens bipinnata, family Compositae

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody