Ortie

Freshly stinging nettles in basket

Urtica dioica

Nettle (Wiktionary)

English

Wikispecies

Etymology

From Middle English netle, netel, from Old English netle, netele, netel, from Proto-Germanic *natilǭ (cognate with Old Saxon netila, Middle Dutch netele (modern Dutch netel), German Nessel, Middle Danish nædlæ (nettle)), a diminutive of Proto-Germanic *natǭ (of unknown origin, perhaps from the same source as net).

Pronunciation

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