devil nettle

noun
a stinging herb of tropical America
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Cnidoscolus, ↑genus Cnidoscolus

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  • Cnidoscolus — noun a genus of perennial plant with bristles; belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae • Syn: ↑genus Cnidoscolus • Hypernyms: ↑rosid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Euphorbiaceae, ↑family Euphorbiaceae, ↑spurge family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Cnidoscolus urens — noun a stinging herb of tropical America • Syn: ↑spurge nettle, ↑tread softly, ↑devil nettle, ↑pica pica, ↑Jatropha urens, ↑Jatropha stimulosus • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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