horse nettle definition by Webster's New World
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a weed (Solanum carolinense) of the nightshade family, with yellow prickles, white or bluish flowers, and yellow berries
horse nettle definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A prickly-stemmed plant (Solanum carolinense) of eastern and central North America, having purplish or white star-shaped flowers and yellowish berries.