small nettle

small nettle
: an annual European weed (Urtica urens) naturalized throughout No. America and having stinging foliage and green flowers in lax elongating clusters that exceed the leaf petioles in length

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  • small nettle — gailioji dilgėlė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dilgėlinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Urtica urens), kilęs iš Europos. atitikmenys: lot. Urtica urens angl. burning nettle; dog nettle; dwarf nettle; small nettle pranc. ortie isp. ortiga… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Nettle — Nettles redirects here. For people with this name, see Nettles (surname). For other uses, see Nettle (cryptographic library). Nettle Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) …   Wikipedia

  • nettle — I UK [ˈnet(ə)l] / US noun [countable] Word forms nettle : singular nettle plural nettles a tall plant with pointed leaves and small hairs that sting if you touch them • grasp the nettle II UK [ˈnet(ə)l] / US verb [transitive] Word forms nettle :… …   English dictionary

  • nettle butterfly — Red Red, a. [Compar. {Redder} ( d?r); superl. {Reddest}.] [OE. red, reed, AS. re[ a]d, re[ o]d; akin to OS. r[=o]d, OFries. r[=a]d, D. rood, G. roht, rot, OHG. r[=o]t, Dan. & Sw. r[ o]d, Icel. rau[eth]r, rj[=o][eth]r, Goth. r[ a]uds, W. rhudd,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nettle family — the plant family Urticaceae, characterized by herbaceous plants, trees, and shrubs, sometimes covered with stinging hairs, having alternate or opposite simple leaves, clusters of small flowers, and small, dry, seedlike fruit, and including baby s …   Universalium

  • nettle — net|tle1 [ netl ] noun count a tall plant with pointed leaves and small hairs that sting if you touch them nettle net|tle 2 [ netl ] verb transitive LITERARY to annoy someone …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Small Angle Shades — Taxobox name = Small Angle Shades image width = 220px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera familia = Noctuidae genus = Euplexia species = E. lucipara binomial = Euplexia lucipara binomial authority = Linnaeus …   Wikipedia

  • nettle family — noun a family of plants of order Urticales including many nettles with stinging hairs • Syn: ↑Urticaceae, ↑family Urticaceae • Hypernyms: ↑dicot family, ↑magnoliopsid family • Member Holonyms: ↑Urticales, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • nettle — [ˈnet(ə)l] noun [C] a wild plant with pointed leaves and small hairs that sting you if you touch them …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • nettle tree — noun any of various trees of the genus Celtis having inconspicuous flowers and small berrylike fruits • Syn: ↑hackberry • Hypernyms: ↑tree • Hyponyms: ↑European hackberry, ↑Mediterranean hackberry, ↑Cel …   Useful english dictionary

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