Nettle rash
Rash Rash, n. [OF. rasche an eruption, scurf, F. rache; fr. (assumed) LL. rasicare to scratch, fr. L. radere, rasum, to scrape, scratch, shave. See {Rase}, and cf. {Rascal}.] (Med.) A fine eruption or efflorescence on the body, with little or no elevation. [1913 Webster]

{Canker rash}. See in the Vocabulary.

{Nettle rash}. See {Urticaria}.

{Rose rash}. See {Roseola}.

{Tooth rash}. See {Red-gum}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Nettle rash — Nettle Net tle, n. [AS. netele; akin to D. netel, G. nessel, OHG. nezz[ i]la, nazza, Dan. nelde, n[ a]lde, Sw. n[ a]ssla; cf, Lith. notere.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Urtica}, covered with minute sharp hairs containing a poison that produces a …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nettle rash — n an eruption on the skin caused by or resembling the condition produced by stinging with nettles: HIVES * * * see urticaria * * * urticaria in domestic animals as an allergic reaction to nettles …   Medical dictionary

  • nettle rash — n [U and C] BrE a medical condition that causes areas of red spots on your skin …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nettle rash — nettle ,rash noun uncount a medical condition that causes large red spots on your skin for a short time …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • nettle rash — n. HIVES …   English World dictionary

  • nettle rash — noun 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 • Syn: ↑urtication, ↑urticaria, ↑hives • Hypernyms: ↑rash, ↑roseola,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • nettle rash — net′tle rash n. pat hives caused by contact with various plants …   From formal English to slang

  • nettle rash — /ˈnɛtl ræʃ/ (say netl rash) noun urticaria caused by contact with various plants causing local irritation …   Australian English dictionary

  • nettle rash — noun Date: 1740 hives …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nettle rash — Pathol. urticaria resulting from contact with various plants causing local irritation. [1730 40] * * * …   Universalium

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