Translation of "nettle" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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nettlenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈnet.əl/ us /ˈnet̬.əl/

a wild plant with heart-shaped leaves that are covered in hairs that sting (= cause a painful reaction when touched)

stinging nettles 刺人的蕁麻
nettle soup/tea 蕁麻湯/茶

nettleverb [ T often passive ]

uk /ˈnet.əl/ us /ˈnet̬.əl/ mainly UK

to make someone annoyed or slightly angry

She looked up at me sharply, clearly nettled by the interruption. 她抬起頭狠狠地瞪著我,顯然是被我插話打斷她的舉動激怒了。

(Translation of “nettle” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)