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hemp nettle

Syllabification: hemp net·tle

Definition of hemp nettle in English:

noun

A nettlelike plant of the mint family, native to Eurasia but introduced elsewhere.
Example sentences
  • Common hemp-nettle seed mixed with soil and stirred periodically emerged mainly from March to May.
  • A definite characteristic of hemp-nettles is that the stem is swollen below each node.
  • Bifid hemp-nettle usually has pink flowers, while North American populations of hemp-nettle usually have white flowers.

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