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Definition of Nettle
NettleNettle 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
Blind nettle, Dead nettle, a harmless species of
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.
(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.
Meaning of Nettle from wikipedia
as common nettle
, burn nettle
, stinging nettle
(although not all plants
of this species
sting) or nettle
leaf, or just a nettle
or stinger, is a...
- bull nettle Cnidoscolus
urens, bull nettle Solanum
elaeagnifolium, bull nettle
, silver-leaf nettle
, dumb nettle
- Urticaceae. Many species
have stinging hairs
and may be called nettles
or stinging nettles
name applies particularly
- Jennifer Odessa Nettles
12, 1974) is an American
singer, songwriter, actress
is the lead vocalist
is a locational surname
origin, which means
from a place overgrown
. The name may refer
to: Bea Nettles...
- The Atlantic
(Chrysaora quinquecirrha), also known
as the East Coast
or US Atlantic
, is a species
soup is a traditional
from stinging nettles
soup is eaten mainly during spring
summer, when young nettle
- Look up nettle
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Nettle refers
to any of various plant
may also refer
to: HMS Nettle
the name HMS Nettle
the stinging nettle
, a species
plants. A fifth
was renamed before being
launched. HMS Nettle
(1856) was a Cheerful-class...
- Nettle agents
(named after stinging nettles
) or urticants
are a variety
of chemical warfare agents
that produce corrosive
skin and tissue injury
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