horse nettle

noun

Definition of horse nettle

:a coarse prickly weed (Solanum carolinense) of the nightshade family with bright yellow fruit resembling berries

First Known Use of horse nettle

circa 1818


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up horse nettle? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

spoken rather than written

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!