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.
See nettle (sense 1)
- Stinging tree
noun 1. any of various Australian trees and shrubs of the genus Dendrocnide with rigid stinging hairs
noun 1. any of certain social, honey-producing tropical bees of the family Apidae, as of the genus Melipona, having a nonfunctional stinger.
noun, Chiefly British Slang. 1. strong beer.
noun 1. any of the rays, especially of the family Dasyatidae, having a long, flexible tail armed near the base with a strong, serrated bony spine with which they can inflict painful wounds. noun 1. any ray of the family Dasyatidae, having a whiplike tail bearing a serrated venomous spine capable of inflicting painful weals […]