hemp nettle


: any of a genus (Galeopsis) of coarse Old World herbs of the mint family
especially : a bristly Eurasian herb (G. tetrahit) naturalized in North America as a weed

Word History

First Known Use

1801, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hemp nettle was in 1801

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“Hemp nettle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemp%20nettle. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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