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Definition of Nettle

Nettle
Nettle Net"tle, n. [AS. netele; akin to D. netel, G. nessel, OHG. nezz["i]la, nazza, Dan. nelde, n["a]lde, Sw. n["a]ssla; cf, Lith. notere.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus Urtica, covered with minute sharp hairs containing a poison that produces a stinging sensation. Urtica gracitis is common in the Northern, and U. cham[ae]dryoides in the Southern, United States. the common European species, U. urens and U. dioica, are also found in the Eastern united States. U. pilulifera is the Roman nettle of England. Note: The term nettle has been given to many plants related to, or to some way resembling, the true nettle; as: Australian nettle, a stinging tree or shrub of the genus Laportea (as L. gigas and L. moroides); -- also called nettle tree. Bee nettle, Hemp nettle, a species of Galeopsis. See under Hemp. Blind nettle, Dead nettle, a harmless species of Lamium. False nettle (B[ae]hmeria cylindrica), a plant common in the United States, and related to the true nettles. Hedge nettle, a species of Stachys. See under Hedge. Horse nettle (Solanum Carolinense). See under Horse. nettle tree. (a) Same as Hackberry. (b) See Australian nettle (above). Spurge nettle, a stinging American herb of the Spurge family (Jatropha urens). Wood nettle, a plant (Laportea Canadensis) which stings severely, and is related to the true nettles. Nettle cloth, a kind of thick cotton stuff, japanned, and used as a substitute for leather for various purposes. Nettle rash (Med.), an eruptive disease resembling the effects of whipping with nettles. Sea nettle (Zo["o]l.), a medusa.

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- bull nettle Cnidoscolus urens, bull nettle Solanum elaeagnifolium, bull nettle, silver-leaf nettle, white horse-nettle dead nettle, dumb nettle Lamium...
- often known as common nettle, stinging nettle (although not all plants of this species sting) or nettle leaf, or just a nettle or stinger, is a herbaceous...
- Nettle refers to any of various plant species. Nettle or nettles may also refer to: HMS Nettle, various ships with the name USS Nettle, two ships USCGC Nettle (WAK-169)...
- John Vivian Drummond Nettles, OBE (born 11 October 1943) is a Cornish actor and writer. Nettles is perhaps best known for playing the lead roles in the...
- Jennifer Odessa Nettles (born September 12, 1974) is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. She is the lead vocalist of the duo Sugarland...
- Nettle soup is a traditional soup prepared from stinging nettles. Nettle soup is eaten mainly during spring and early summer, when young nettle buds are...
- Urticaceae. Many species have stinging hairs and may be called nettles or stinging nettles, although the latter name applies particularly to Urtica dioica...
- Nettles or Nettle is a locational surname of British origin, which means a person from a place overgrown with nettles. The name may refer to: Bea Nettles...
- time of Hippocrates. The term urticaria is from the Latin urtica meaning "nettle". Welts (raised areas surrounded by a red base) from hives can appear anywhere...
- known as annual nettle, dwarf nettle, small nettle, dog nettle or burning nettle, is a herbaceous annual flowering plant species in the nettle family Urticaceae...
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