Meaning of jinny in English:

jinny

Pronunciation /ˈdʒɪni/

noun

(also jenny)
dialect British
  • More fully "jinny nettle". A stinging nettle, Urtica dioica.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Thomas Edward Brown (1830–1897), poet. Probably from the female forename Jenny (formerly also Jinny).