oleander: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ō'lē-an"dur, ō"lē-an'-), [key]
— n.
  1. a poisonous shrub, Nerium oleander, of the dogbane family, native to southern Eurasia, having evergreen leaves and showy clusters of pink, red, or white flowers, and widely cultivated as an ornamental.
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