Definition of nettle tree in English:

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nettle tree

noun

An Old World tree related to the hackberries, with a straight, silvery-gray trunk and rough, toothed, nettlelike leaves.
  • Genus Celtis, family Ulmaceae: several species, in particular C. australis, which is a popular street and shade tree in Mediterranean countries.
Example sentences
  • Zelkova trees and nettle trees, which are a few hundred years old, are regarded as natural monuments.
  • Watch out for nettle trees, especially in the vicinity of the Power Wall.
  • The several-hundred-year-old zelkova trees and nettle trees standing in the middle of the village are designated as natural monuments.

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Syllabification: net·tle tree

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