No"li-me-tan"ge*re (?), n. [L., touch me not.]

1. Bot. (a)

Any plant of a genus of herbs (Impatiens) having capsules which, if touched when ripe, discharge their seeds. -- See Impatiens.


The squirting cucumber. See under Cucumber.

2. Med.

A name formerly applied to several varieties of ulcerous cutaneous diseases, but now restricted to Lupus exedens, an ulcerative affection of the nose.


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