Nettling cell
Nettling Net"tling, p. pr. & a. Stinging; irritating. [1913 Webster]

{Nettling cell} (Zo["o]l.), a lasso cell. See under {Lasso}. [1913 Webster]


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  • nettling cell — Lasso Lass o (l[a^]s s[ o]) n.; pl. {Lassos} ( s[=o]z). [Sp. lazo, L. laqueus. See {Lace}.] A rope or long thong of leather with a running noose, used for catching horses, cattle, etc. [1913 Webster] {Lasso cell} (Zo[ o]l.), one of a peculiar… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nettling cell — noun Etymology: from present participle of nettle (II) : nematocyst …   Useful english dictionary

  • Nettling — Net tling, p. pr. & a. Stinging; irritating. [1913 Webster] {Nettling cell} (Zo[ o]l.), a lasso cell. See under {Lasso}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lasso cell — Lasso Lass o (l[a^]s s[ o]) n.; pl. {Lassos} ( s[=o]z). [Sp. lazo, L. laqueus. See {Lace}.] A rope or long thong of leather with a running noose, used for catching horses, cattle, etc. [1913 Webster] {Lasso cell} (Zo[ o]l.), one of a peculiar… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ecthoraeum — Ecthoreum Ec tho*re um, n.; pl. {Ecthorea}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? to leap out; ek out + ?, ?, to leap, dart.] (Zo[ o]l.) The slender, hollow thread of a nettling cell or cnida. See {Nettling cell}. [Written also {ecthor[ae]um}.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ecthorea — Ecthoreum Ec tho*re um, n.; pl. {Ecthorea}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? to leap out; ek out + ?, ?, to leap, dart.] (Zo[ o]l.) The slender, hollow thread of a nettling cell or cnida. See {Nettling cell}. [Written also {ecthor[ae]um}.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ecthoreum — Ec tho*re um, n.; pl. {Ecthorea}. [NL., fr. Gr. ? to leap out; ek out + ?, ?, to leap, dart.] (Zo[ o]l.) The slender, hollow thread of a nettling cell or cnida. See {Nettling cell}. [Written also {ecthor[ae]um}.] [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cnida — Lasso Lass o (l[a^]s s[ o]) n.; pl. {Lassos} ( s[=o]z). [Sp. lazo, L. laqueus. See {Lace}.] A rope or long thong of leather with a running noose, used for catching horses, cattle, etc. [1913 Webster] {Lasso cell} (Zo[ o]l.), one of a peculiar… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cnidocell — Lasso Lass o (l[a^]s s[ o]) n.; pl. {Lassos} ( s[=o]z). [Sp. lazo, L. laqueus. See {Lace}.] A rope or long thong of leather with a running noose, used for catching horses, cattle, etc. [1913 Webster] {Lasso cell} (Zo[ o]l.), one of a peculiar… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Lasso — Lass o (l[a^]s s[ o]) n.; pl. {Lassos} ( s[=o]z). [Sp. lazo, L. laqueus. See {Lace}.] A rope or long thong of leather with a running noose, used for catching horses, cattle, etc. [1913 Webster] {Lasso cell} (Zo[ o]l.), one of a peculiar kind of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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