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.
A name formerly applied to several varieties of ulcerous cutaneous diseases, but now restricted to Lupus exedens, an ulcerative affection of the nose.
© Webster 1913.