Definition of Bull nettle

1. Noun. Coarse prickly weed having pale yellow flowers and yellow berrylike fruit; common throughout southern and eastern United States.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bull Nettle

bull ant
bull ants
bull bar
bull bars
bull bay
bull brier
bull dust
bull dyke
bull dykes
bull fiddle
bull horn
bull market
bull markets
bull mastiff
bull neck
bull nettle (current term)
bull nose
bull pine
bull ring
bull rope
bull ropes
bull session
bull sessions
bull shark
bull sharks
bull snake
bull terrier
bull terriers
bull thistle
bull thistles

Literary usage of Bull nettle

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1. Tobacco Leaf, Its Culture and Cure, Marketing and Manufacture: A Practical by Joseph Buckner Killebrew, Herbert Myrick (1897)
"The most promising remedy at present is the extirpation of the bull nettle in all tobacco-growing sections, and the prompt plowing under or removal of ..."

2. Chronic Disease; the Natural Method of Diagnosis and Successful Treatment by William Harvey Burgess (1907)
"(bull nettle.) This plant is abundant throughout the Southern States. ... However that may be, there are several varieties of bull nettle ..."

3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1912)
"Specimens collected: Victoria, 2538; Gonzales, 2679. bull nettle. ... very characteristic, brown, circular areas on the leaves of the bull nettle (Jatropha. ..."

4. A Manual of Weeds: With Descriptions of All the Most Pernicious and by Ada Eljiva Georgia (1914)
"Other English names: bull nettle, Tread-softly. Native. Perennial. Propagates by seeds. Time of bloom: May to September. Seed-time: June to November. ..."

5. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1895)
"SODOM APPLE, HORSE NETTLE, SAND BRIEK, bull nettle. Solatium Carolinense L. A deep-rooting perennial, from one to two feet high, propagating freely by its ..."

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