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Word: nettle

Definition: irritate; annoy; vex; ADJ. nettlesome


Sentences Containing 'nettle'

Geoffrey Arthur Ackeroyd Nettle QC (b. 1950) is a judge of the Court of Appeal, Supreme Court of Victoria, in the Australian state of Victoria.
I have watered the red huckleberry, the sand cherry and the nettle tree, the red pine and the black ash, the white grape and the yellow violet, which might have withered else in dry seasons.
In early summer, Common spotted, Early purple and Bee orchid may be seen, whilst in late summer and early autumn, Autumn Lady's-tresses, Autumn gentian (or Felwort) and Nettle-leaved bellflower are in bloom.
Justice Nettle completed a Bachelor of Economics at the Australian National University followed by a Bachelor of Laws, for which he received First Class Honours, at the University of Melbourne in 1975.
Laportea canadensis, commonly called Canada nettle or wood-nettle, is an annual or perennial herbaceous plant of the nettle family Urticaceae, native to eastern and central North America.
The heraldically left side is red with the silver nettle leaf of Holstein, an ancient symbol which had been in use with the Counts of Schauenburg and Holstein.
The Himalayan stinging nettle is another plant which seems to thrive well under this tree.
The moth flies in three generations from April to October . The larvae feed on various herbaceous plants such as "Lamium", nettle, "Artemisia absinthium" and chamomile.
The plant is often mistaken for stinging nettle or Urtica dioica, but can be distinguished by the lack of trichomes, or stinging hairs, and the lower amount of branching of the inflorescences.

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