urticate

verb ur·ti·cate \ ˈər-tə-ˌkāt \

Definition of urticate

urticated; urticating
intransitive verb
:to produce wheals or itching; especially :to induce hives

urtication

play \ˌər-tə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

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Origin and Etymology of urticate

Medieval Latin urticatus, past participle of urticare to sting, from Latin urtica


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urticate

intransitive verb ur·ti·cate \ ˈərt-ə-ˌkāt \

medical Definition of urticate

urticated; urticating
:to produce wheals or itching; especially :to induce hives

urtication

play \ˌərt-ə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

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