hemp nettle

noun

Definition of 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

First Known Use of hemp nettle

1801, in the meaning defined above

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“Hemp nettle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hemp%20nettle. Accessed 30 Nov. 2020.

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