from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A perennial nettle (Urtica dioica) native to Eurasia and widely distributed in North America. It is sometimes used medicinally, and the young leaves are edible.
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- noun A
nettle; any of the species of genus Urticathat cause painful short-term skin irritation, especially Urticadioica, originally Eurasian, now naturalized elsewhere.
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- noun perennial Eurasian nettle established in North America having broad coarsely toothed leaves with copious stinging hairs
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