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.
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- n. a nettle yielding fiber resembling flax
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The plant properly known as urtica docia is a nutritional powerhouse, rich in iron, potassium, calcium and abundant vitamins.
The primitive conditions of land travel in the days of Gilbert are emphasized by his minute directions for the care of the feet, which he directs to be rubbed briskly with salt and vinegar and then anointed with an ointment of nettle-juice (_urtica_) and mutton-fat, or with
Its outlet was covered with a rank growth of canes, and a variety of unusual plants, and nettles, (_urtica canabina_,) which, before they were noticed, had set our hands and arms on fire.
The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California To which is Added a Description of the Physical Geography of California, with Recent Notices of the Gold Region from the Latest and Most Authentic Sources
Throughout the pile were thick masses of stinging nettles of the urtica urens variety.
The kaluwi is a species of urtica or nettle of which excellent twine called pulas is made.
Randomized double-blind parallel-groups clinical trial comparing Phytalgic (R) (fish-oil, vitamin E, urtica dioica) to placebo for 3 months, in 81 patients with OA of the knee or hip using NSAIDs and/or analgesics regularly.
_urtica_, signifying a nettle; it is a transient affection of the skin, indicated by a fierce, burning, itching sensation and a development of pustules, or white blotches of various forms.
_hibiscus tiliaceus_, called _Poerou_, a frutescent nettle; the _urtica argentea_, called _Erowa_; with many other plants which cannot here be particularly mentioned: Those that have been named already will be referred to in the subsequent part of this work.