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Tick"seed` (?), n. [Tick the insect + seed; cf. G. wanzensamen, literally, bug seed.]


A seed or fruit resembling in shape an insect, as that of certain plants.

2. Bot. (a)

Same as Coreopsis.


Any plant of the genus Corispermum, plants of the Goosefoot family.


© Webster 1913.

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