Definition of Devil nettle
1. Noun. A stinging herb of tropical America.
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
Group relationships: Cnidoscolus, Genus Cnidoscolus
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Literary usage of Devil nettle
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1. Mingled Sweets and Bitters; Or, My Legacy: Poemsby Julia Wolff Molina by Julia Wolff Molina (1902)
"So spin they all the while (a devil's nettle), Till in their weaves they their own feet, entangle. "Ah," cries the world in guarded whisper "Foul," (For ..."