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A tropical American plant (Pilea microphylla) having small fleshy leaves and male flowers that explosively discharge pollen.
(Plants) any of various tropical urticaceous plants of the genus Pilea, such as P. microphylla, all having stamens that discharge their pollen explosively
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|Noun||1.||artillery plant - tropical American stingless nettle that discharges its pollen explosively|
nettle - any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)