dead nettle

noun
1. foul-smelling perennial Eurasiatic herb with a green creeping rhizome
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Stachys, ↑genus Stachys
2. any of various plants of the genus Lamium having clusters of small usually purplish flowers with two lips
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Lamium, ↑genus Lamium
3. coarse bristly Eurasian plant with white or reddish flowers and foliage resembling that of a nettle; common as a weed in United States
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Galeopsis, ↑genus Galeopsis
4. a plants of the genus Pilea having drooping green flower clusters and smooth translucent stems and leaves
Syn: ↑richweed, ↑clearweed, ↑Pilea pumilla
Hypernyms: ↑nettle
Member Holonyms: ↑Pilea, ↑genus Pilea

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noun
1. : a plant of the genus Lamium having leaves resembling those of the nettle but destitute of stinging hairs
4. : richweed 1

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any of various plants belonging to the genus Lamium, of the mint family, native to the Old World, having opposite leaves and clusters of small reddish or white flowers.
[1350-1400; ME]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Dead nettle — Nettle Net tle, 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 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dead-nettle — deadˈ nettle noun Any species of Lamium, labiate plants superficially like nettles but stingless • • • Main Entry: ↑dead dead nettle see under ↑dead • • • Main Entry: ↑nettle …   Useful english dictionary

  • dead nettle — /ˈdɛd nɛtl/ (say ded netl) noun any plant of the genus Lamium, superficially like the nettle in appearance, but stingless. Also, dumb nettle …   Australian English dictionary

  • dead-nettle — noun a plant of the mint family, with leaves that resemble those of a nettle without stinging hairs. [Lamium album and other species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • dead nettle — any of various plants belonging to the genus Lamium, of the mint family, native to the Old World, having opposite leaves and clusters of small reddish or white flowers. [1350 1400; ME] * * * …   Universalium

  • white dead nettle — noun European dead nettle with white flowers • Syn: ↑Lamium album • Hypernyms: ↑dead nettle • Member Holonyms: ↑Lamium, ↑genus Lamium * * * noun : a European dead nettle ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • white dead-nettle — baltažiedė notrelė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis, medingas augalas (Lamium album), paplitęs Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lamium album angl. white dead nettle; white nettle port. urtiga… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • spotted dead-nettle — dėmėtoji notrelė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Lamium maculatum), paplitęs vakarų Azijoje ir Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Lamium maculatum angl. spotted dead nettle šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • spotted dead nettle — noun : a perennial dead nettle (Lamium maculatum) having usually a pale blotch bordering the leaf midrib …   Useful english dictionary

  • red dead nettle — noun : red archangel …   Useful english dictionary


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