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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 Arabic نَبات القُرّاص…
in Korean 쐐기풀…
in Malaysian menjengkelkan…
in French ortie…
in Turkish ısırgan otu…
in Italian ortica…
in Chinese (Traditional) 蕁麻…
in Russian крапива…
in Polish pokrzywa…
in Vietnamese cây tầm ma…
in Spanish ortiga…
in Portuguese urtiga…
in Thai ต้นไม้ป่าที่มีขนตามใบให้เจ็บ ๆ คัน ๆ…
in German die Nessel…
in Catalan ortiga…
in Japanese イラクサ…
in Indonesian jelatang…
in Chinese (Simplified) 荨麻…
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