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sting'ing net'tle




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.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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