stinging nettle

noun

Definition of stinging nettle

  1. :  nettle 1; especially :  a Eurasian nettle (Urtica dioica) widely naturalized in North America that has numerous hairs extremely irritating to the skin

First Known Use of stinging nettle

1525


Medical Dictionary

stinging nettle

noun

Medical Definition of stinging nettle

  1. :  nettle 1; especially :  a perennial Eurasian nettle (Urtica dioica) widely naturalized in North America and having numerous hairs that are extremely irritating to the skin


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