stinging nettle

noun

Definition of stinging nettle

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

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First Known Use of stinging nettle

1525


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stinging nettle

noun

medical Definition of stinging nettle

: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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