dog nettle

noun

Definition of dog nettle 

2 : an annual dead nettle (Lamium purpureum) having deep green or purplish leaves, a hairy calyx, and a ring of hairs inside the slender corolla tube

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First Known Use of dog nettle

circa 1931, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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