Dog's-bane


Dog's-bane
Dog's-bane \Dog's"-bane`\, n. (Bot.) See {Dogbane}. [1913 Webster]

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  • dog's-bane — variant of dogbane …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog'sbane — dogˈbane or dog sˈbane noun A plant (genus Apocynum) said to be poisonous to dogs • • • Main Entry: ↑dog …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog|bane — «DG BAYN, DOG », noun. any one of a genus of plants, many of them poisonous, with clusters of small, white or pink, bell shaped flowers, including the Indian hemp. Its bitter root was used in medicines as a substitute for ipecac …   Useful english dictionary

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  • ἀποκύνου — ἀπόκυνον dog s bane neut gen sg ἀ̱ποκύνου , ἀποκυνόω turn into a dog imperf ind act 3rd sg (doric aeolic) ἀποκυνόω turn into a dog pres imperat act 2nd sg ἀποκυνόω turn into a dog imperf ind act 3rd sg (homeric ionic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ἀπόκυνον — dog s bane neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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

  • dogbane — dog•bane [[t]ˈdɔgˌbeɪn, ˈdɒg [/t]] n. pln any of several plants of the genus Apocynum, with small white flowers, acrid milky juice, and a bitter root • Etymology: 1590–1600 …   From formal English to slang


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