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noun
a coarse weed of the genus Galeopsis, of the mint family, resembling hemp in appearance and having bristly hairs like the nettle.
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Origin of hemp nettle

First recorded in 1795–1805

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British Dictionary definitions for hemp nettle

hemp nettle

noun
a hairy weedy plant, Galeopsis tetrahit, of northern regions, having helmet-shaped pink, purple, and white flowers and toothed leaves: family Lamiaceae (labiates)
any of various other plants of the genus Galeopsis
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