Found 2 items, similar to nettle.
English → English
v 1: sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or
sensation [syn: urticate
2: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor
irritations; “Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers
; “It irritates me that she never closes the door after
, get to
, get at
n : any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin
irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or
English → English
, 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.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Nettled
; p. pr. & vb. n.
To fret or sting; to irritate or vex; to cause to experience
sensations of displeasure or uneasiness not amounting to
The princes were so nettled at the scandal of this
affront, that every man took it to himself.