stinging nettle

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sting·ing nettle

(stĭng′ĭng)
n.
A perennial nettle (Urtica dioica) native to Eurasia and widely distributed in North America. It is sometimes used medicinally, and the young leaves are edible.

stinging nettle

n
(Plants) See nettle1

sting′ing net′tle


n.
a bristly, stinging Eurasian nettle, Urtica dioica, having forked clusters of greenish flowers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stinging nettle - perennial Eurasian nettle established in North America having broad coarsely toothed leaves with copious stinging hairsstinging nettle - perennial Eurasian nettle established in North America having broad coarsely toothed leaves with copious stinging hairs
nettle - any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
genus Urtica, Urtica - a nettle yielding fiber resembling flax
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stinging nettle

nBrennnessel f

stinging nettle

n (bot) ortiga