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nettle

noun [C] uk   /ˈnet.l̩/ us    /ˈnet̬-/
a wild plant with heart-shaped leaves that are covered in hairs that sting (= cause a painful reaction when touched): stinging nettles nettle soup/tea

nettle

verb [T often passive] uk   /ˈnet.l̩/ us    /ˈnet̬-/ mainly UK
to make someone annoyed or slightly angry: She looked up at me sharply, clearly nettled by the interruption.
Translations of “nettle”
in Korean 쐐기풀…
in Arabic نَبات القُرّاص…
in French ortie…
in Turkish ısırgan otu…
in Italian ortica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蕁麻…
in Russian крапива…
in Polish pokrzywa…
in Spanish ortiga…
in Portuguese urtiga…
in German die Nessel…
in Catalan ortiga…
in Japanese イラクサ…
in Chinese (Simplified) 荨麻…
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