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/ˈnetl/,
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nettles, plural;
  1. Irritate or annoy (someone)
    • - I was nettled by Alene's tone of superiority
  2. Beat or sting (someone) with nettles

Noun
  1. A herbaceous plant that has jagged leaves covered with stinging hairs

  2. Used in names of other plants of a similar appearance or properties, e.g., dead-nettle


  1. any of numerous plants having stinging hairs that cause skin irritation on contact (especially of the genus Urtica or family Urticaceae)
  2. sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
  3. annoy: cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations; "Mosquitoes buzzing in my ear really bothers me"; "It irritates me that she never closes the door after she leaves"
  4. Nettle is the common name for between 30-45 species of flowering plants of the genus Urtica in the family Urticaceae, with a cosmopolitan though mainly temperate distribution. They are mostly herbaceous perennial plants, but some are annual and a few are shrubby.
  5. (Nettles (folklore)) Nettle, both stinging and non-stinging (sometimes called "dead-nettles"), have many folklore traditions associated with them. The folklore mainly relates to the stinging nettle (Urtica dioica), but confusion with the similar non-stinging Lamium was common.
  6. (Nettles (surname)) People with the surname Nettles include: * Bonnie Nettles (1928–1985), co-founder of the Heaven's Gate cult * Graig Nettles (born 1944), baseball player * Jennifer Nettles (born 1974), American singer, member of country music duo Sugarland * Jim Nettles (born 1947), former ...
  7. (Nettles) translates two Heb. words: (I) kharul, plur. kharulim (A. V., Job, xxx, 7; D. V. "briers"; Soph., ii, 9; Prov., xxiv, 31; D. V. "thorns"), see Bramble; (2) qimmosh, qimmeshonim (Prov., xxiv, 31; A. V. "thorns"; Is. ...
  8. (Nettles) An herb rich in Vitamins A and C which can stimulate hair growth.
  9. (Nettles) Coarse herbs known for their tonic, astringent and revitalizing properties.
  10. (Nettles) If in your dreams you walk among nettles without being stung, you will be prosperous. To be stung by them, you will be discontented with yourself and make others unhappy. ...
  11. (Nettles) Plants covered with stinging hairs as a form of defense against being eaten.
  12. Urtica Dioica--Diuretic properties. Used for the treatment of urinary retention brought on by benign prostatic hypertrophy (BPH). Adverse effects from consuming nettle tea can range from upset stomach to burning sensations in the skin, difficulty in urination and bloating. ...
  13. to goad or provoke, as by constant criticism; also, to annoy, disturb, esp. by minor irritations
  14. Nettle fabric is developed from the Brennessel plant and was very popular in medieval times, when upper-class women often preferred it to silk. This plant grows in almost any type of ground, and it requires very little fertilization because the plant does not leach minerals from soil. ...
  15. The common stinging nettle was used to produce textiles for thousands of years. Nettle can be turned into finer fabrics too, with a texture like linen. ...
  16. a bast fiber produced by nettle plants in the genus Urtica. Nettle fiber is often produced by hand in the Himalayas and can be used as a sustainable development strategy.
  17. A botanical additive used in hair and skin products, particularly eye creams and treatments for the scalp.
  18. are one of the most widely applicable plants we have. They strengthen and support the whole body. Throughout Europe they are used as a spring tonic and general detoxifying remedy. In some cases of rheumatism and arthritis they can be astoundingly successful. ...
  19. Urtica doica - Also known as stinging nettle. This plant is rich in nutrients such as Iron, Silicon, Potassium, and other minerals. It is good for inflammatory skin conditions, moisturizing, tones the skin and scalp and stimulates hair growth. ...
  20. The leaves contain tannin and chlorophyll which have astringent purifying and tonifying effects.
  21. A herbaceous plant having sharp bristles on the leaves and stems that sting the skin when touched. Young shoots of the Nettle plant can be eaten and used in cooking. Nettle is believed to have moderate galactagogue properties.
  22. Blood purifier. Diuretic. Treatment of hair loss.
  23. A water/alcohol extract of Urtica dioica, the common stinging nettle is used in Rosemary Shampoo. Traditionally used for falling hair and dandruff, Nettle also stimulates the circulation
  24. (nettle) see nettle encyclopedia entry
  25. Widespread plant infamous for the stinging hairs that grows on his leaves. Nettles are used in potion-making: fresh nettles are used in the Boil Cure Potion whereas dried nettles are used in the Herbicide Potion, Nettles are presumably the main ingredients of beverages like In Nettle wine and ...