Stinging cell
Stinging Sting"ing, a. Piercing, or capable of piercing, with a sting; inflicting acute pain as if with a sting, goad, or pointed weapon; pungent; biting; as, stinging cold; a stinging rebuke. -- {Sting"ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster]

{Stinging cell}. (Zo["o]l.) Same as {Lasso cell}, under {Lasso}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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