Definitions for urticateˈɜr tɪˌkeɪt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ur•ti•cateˈɜr tɪˌkeɪt(v.i.)-cat•ed, -cat•ing.

  1. (of skin) to erupt with hives.

    Category: Pathology

Origin of urticate:

1835–45; < ML urtīcātus, ptp. of urtīcāre to sting, der. of L urtīca nettle


Princeton's WordNet

  1. urticate(verb)

    whip with or as with nettles

  2. nettle, urticate(verb)

    sting with or as with nettles and cause a stinging pain or sensation


  1. urticate(Verb)

    To have or produce a stinging sensation, as of nettles or urticating hair.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Urticate

    to sting with, or as with, nettles; to irritate; to annoy

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