Definitions for urticateˈɜr tɪˌkeɪt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
ur•ti•cateˈɜr tɪˌkeɪt(v.i.)-cat•ed, -cat•ing.
(of skin) to erupt with hives.
Origin of urticate:
1835–45; < ML urtīcātus, ptp. of urtīcāre to sting, der. of L urtīca nettle
whip with or as with nettles
sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation
To have or produce a stinging sensation, as of nettles or urticating hair.
to sting with, or as with, nettles; to irritate; to annoy