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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A genus of plants including the common nettles. See nettle, n.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of apetalous plants, the nettles, type of the order Urticaceæ and tribe Urticeæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a nettle yielding fiber resembling flax

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