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horse·net·tleor horse nettle (hôrs′nĕt′l)
A poisonous North American plant (Solanum carolinense) in the nightshade family, having prickly stems, white to purple star-shaped flowers, and yellow berries.
(Plants) a weedy solanaceous North American plant, Solanum carolinense, with yellow prickles, white or blue flowers, and yellow berries
a large prickly North American weed, Solanum carolinense, of the nightshade family, having clusters of violet to white flowers.
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|Noun||1.||horse nettle - coarse prickly weed having pale yellow flowers and yellow berrylike fruit; common throughout southern and eastern United States|
nightshade - any of numerous shrubs or herbs or vines of the genus Solanum; most are poisonous though many bear edible fruit