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stinging nettle

noun

Definition of STINGING NETTLE

:  nettle 1; especially :  a Eurasian nettle (Urtica dioica) widely naturalized in North America that has numerous hairs extremely irritating to the skin
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First Known Use of STINGING NETTLE

1525
Medical Dictionary

stinging nettle

noun

Medical Definition of STINGING NETTLE

:  nettle 1; especially :  a perennial Eurasian nettle (Urtica dioica) established in North America and having broad coarsely toothed leaves with stinging hairs

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