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  • adj. Resembling nettles.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Resembling nettles; -- said of several natural orders allied to urticaceous plants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In botany, of or belonging to the nettles; typified by the genus Urtica: as, the urtical alliance. Lindley.
  • Stinging; capable of urticating; serving for urtication, as the trichocysts of infusorians. See trichocyst.


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