• WordNet 3.6
    • n urtication a sensation of having been stung by nettles
    • n urtication an itchy skin eruption characterized by weals with pale interiors and well-defined red margins; usually the result of an allergic response to insect bites or food or drugs
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Urtication (Med) The act or process of whipping or stinging with nettles; -- sometimes used in the treatment of paralysis.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n urtication The action or result of urticating or stinging; a stinging or nettling operation or effect; specifically, the whipping of a benumbed or paralytic limb with nettles, in order to restore its feeling.
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Associated words: urticate, urtication urtical.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming