stinging hair


noun Botany.


Nearby words

  1. stine,
  2. sting,
  3. stingaree,
  4. stinger,
  5. stinging capsule,
  6. stinging nettle,
  7. stinging tree,
  8. stingless bee,
  9. stingo,
  10. stingray

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British Dictionary definitions for stinging hair

stinging hair

noun

a multicellular hair in plants, such as the stinging nettle, that injects an irritant fluid when in contact with an animal
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