Nilgiri nettle

noun Nil·gi·ri nettle \ˈnilgərē-\
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Nilghiri nettle


Definition of Nilgiri nettle

  1. :  any of several plants (genus Girardinia) of the family Urticaceae; especially :  an East Indian fiber plant (G. palmata) with stinging foliage and stems that yield a strong fiber useful for cordage

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Origin and Etymology of nilgiri nettle

from Nilgiri Hills, India

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a brief usually trivial fact

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