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large yellow American moth having a large eyelike spot on each hind wing; the larvae have stinging spines Automeris io , io moth
any of several flowering weeds of the genus Boehmeria lacking stinging hairs bog hemp , false nettle
radially symmetrical animals having saclike bodies with only one opening and tentacles with stinging structures; they occur in polyp and medusa forms cnidarian , coelenterate
stinging herb of tropical America Cnidoscolus urens , devil nettle , Jatropha stimulosus , Jatropha urens , pica-pica , spurge nettle , tread-softly
pods of the cowage plant or the stinging hairs covering them; used as a vermifuge when mixed with e.g. honey cowage
slender non-stinging insect similar to but smaller than the dragonfly but having wings folded when at rest damselfly
slender-bodied non-stinging insect having iridescent wings that are outspread at rest; adults and nymphs feed on mosquitoes etc. darning needle , devil's darning needle , dragonfly , mosquito hawk , sewing needle , skeeter hawk , snake doctor , snake feeder
family of plants of order Urticales including many nettles with stinging hairs family Urticaceae , nettle family , Urticaceae
mostly tropical stinging herbs or trees: nettle genus Laportea , Laportea
genus of bristly herbs or subshrubs of western America lacking stinging hairs genus Mentzelia , Mentzelia
stinging sensation hives , urtication
large stinging paper wasp hornet
insects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing hymenopter , hymenopteran , hymenopteron , hymenopterous insect
large siphonophore having a bladderlike float and stinging tentacles jellyfish , man-of-war , Portuguese man-of-war
American perennial herb found in rich woods and provided with stinging hairs; provides fibers used for textiles Laportea canadensis , wood nettle
any of various perennial South American plants of the genus Loasa having stinging hairs and showy white or yellow or reddish-orange flowers loasa
any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae) nettle
plant with jagged leaves and stinging hairs nettle
annual European nettle with stinging foliage and small clusters of green flowers Roman nettle , Urtica pipulifera
pain, of stinging smarting , tingling
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