Dogbane
Dogbane Dog"bane`, n. [Said to be poisonous to dogs. Cf. {Apocynaceous}.] (Bot.) A small genus of perennial herbaceous plants, with poisonous milky juice, bearing slender pods pods in pairs. [1913 Webster]

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  • dogbane — [dôg′bān΄] adj. [so named because said to be poisonous to dogs] designating a family (Apocynaceae, order Gentianales) of dicotyledonous herbs, shrubs, and trees, including frangipani and periwinkle n. any of a genus (Apocynum) of sometimes… …   English World dictionary

  • dogbane — noun any of several poisonous perennial plants of the genus Apocynum having acrid milky juice and bell shaped white or pink flowers and a very bitter root • Hypernyms: ↑poisonous plant • Hyponyms: ↑common dogbane, ↑spreading dogbane, ↑rheumatism… …   Useful english dictionary

  • dogbane — kanapinis stepukas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Stepukinių šeimos vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Apocynum cannabinum), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Apocynum cannabinum angl. dogbane; hemp dogbane; Indian hemp; Indian hemp… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • dogbane — noun Date: 1597 any of a genus (Apocynum of the family Apocynaceae, the dogbane family) of often poisonous plants chiefly of temperate zone regions with milky juice and fibrous bark …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • dogbane — noun Any species of genus Apocynum, eponymous of the dogbane family Apocynaceae Most dogbanes are poisonous tropical plants producing showy flowers and milky juice …   Wiktionary

  • dogbane — stepukas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Stepukinių (Apocynaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Apocynum). atitikmenys: lot. Apocynum angl. dogbane vok. Hundsgift; Hundswolle rus. кендырь lenk. karmnik; toina; toja …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • dogbane — /dawg bayn , dog /, n. any of several plants of the genus Apocynum, esp. A. androsaemifolium, yielding an acrid milky juice and having an intensely bitter root. [1590 1600; DOG + BANE] * * * …   Universalium

  • dogbane — dog·bane dȯg .bān n any plant of the genus Apocynum * * * dog·bane (dogґbān) any plant of the genus Apocynum …   Medical dictionary

  • dogbane — n. variety of cabbage …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dogbane — bondage …   Anagrams dictionary

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