Definitions for urtica dioica
stinging nettle, Urtica dioica(noun)
perennial Eurasian nettle established in North America having broad coarsely toothed leaves with copious stinging hairs
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A plant species of the genus Urtica, family URTICACEAE. Roots have been used to treat PROSTATIC HYPERPLASIA. Leaves are edible after the stinging quality is eliminated by brief heating.
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