Found 2 items, similar to Hemp nettle.
English → English
Definition: hemp nettle
n : coarse bristly Eurasian plant with white or reddish flowers
and foliage resembling that of a nettle; common as a weed
in United States [syn: dead nettle
, Galeopsis tetrahit
English → English
Definition: Hemp nettle
, n. [AS. netele; akin to D. netel, G. nessel,
OHG. nezz["i]la, nazza, Dan. nelde, n["a]lde, Sw. n["a]ssla;
cf, Lith. notere.] (Bot.)
A plant of the genus Urtica
, covered with minute sharp
hairs containing a poison that produces a stinging sensation.
is common in the Northern, and Urtica cham[ae]dryoides
in the Southern, United States. The common
European species, Urtica urens
and Urtica dioica
also found in the Eastern united States. Urtica pilulifera
is the Roman nettle of England.
Note: The term nettle has been given to many plants related
to, or to some way resembling, the true nettle; as:
, a stinging tree or shrub of the genus
(as Laportea gigas
and Laportea moroides
-- also called nettle tree
, Hemp nettle
, a species of Galeopsis
, Dead nettle
, a harmless species of
), a plant common in
the United States, and related to the true nettles.
, a species of Stachys
. See under Hedge
). See under Horse
(a) Same as Hackberry
(b) See Australian nettle
, a stinging American herb of the Spurge
family (Jatropha urens
, a plant (Laportea Canadensis
) which stings
severely, and is related to the true nettles.
, a kind of thick cotton stuff, japanned, and
used as a substitute for leather for various purposes.
(Med.), an eruptive disease resembling the
effects of whipping with nettles.
(Zo["o]l.), a medusa.
(h[e^]mp), n. [OE. hemp, AS. henep, h[ae]nep; akin
to D. hennep, OHG. hanaf, G. hanf, Icel. hampr, Dan. hamp,
Sw. hampa, L. cannabis, cannabum, Gr. ka`nnabis, ka`nnabos;
cf. Russ. konoplia, Skr. [,c]a[.n]a; all prob. borrowed from
some other language at an early time. Cf. Cannabine
1. (Bot.) A plant of the genus Cannabis
), the fibrous skin or bark of which is used for
making cloth and cordage. The name is also applied to
various other plants yielding fiber.
2. The fiber of the skin or rind of the plant, prepared for
spinning. The name has also been extended to various
fibers resembling the true hemp.
, Bowstring hemp
. See under African
, the Asiatic herb Datisca cannabina
, a species of dogbane (Apocynum cannabinum
the fiber of which was used by the Indians.
, a coarse, composite herb of Europe
), much like the American boneset.
, a plant of the genus Galeopsis
), belonging to the Mint family.
. See under Indian
, the fiber of Musa textilis
, the fiber of Agave sisalana
, of Mexico and
, a fiber obtained from a leguminous plant
, an annual American weed (Acnida cannabina
related to the amaranth.