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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

First Known Use of STINGING NETTLE

1525

stinging nettle

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

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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