One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A Mediterranean stinging nettle, Urtica pilulifera, (formerly also found in Britain) in which the female flowers form distinctive globular heads.
Late 16th century; earliest use found in Henry Lyte (1529–1607), botanist and antiquary. After Dutch Roomse netel.
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