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stinging nettle

noun
1.
a bristly, stinging Eurasian nettle, Urtica dioica, naturalized in North America, having forked clusters of greenish flowers, the young foliage sometimes cooked and eaten like spinach by the Scots.
Origin of stinging nettle
1515-1525
1515-25
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stinging nettle

noun
1.
See nettle (sense 1)
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