from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dioecious perennial Eurasian herb (Urtica dioica) having stinging hairs, inconspicuous greenish flowers, and coarsely toothed leaves.
- n. A perennial herb (Cnidoscolus stimulosus) of the southeast United States, having stinging hairs and fragrant white flowers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A nettle; any of the species of genus Urtica that cause painful short-term skin irritation, especially Urtica dioica, originally Eurasian, now naturalized elsewhere.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. perennial Eurasian nettle established in North America having broad coarsely toothed leaves with copious stinging hairs
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