Definitions for oleanderˈoʊ liˌæn dər, ˌoʊ liˈæn-
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o•le•an•derˈoʊ liˌæn dər, ˌoʊ liˈæn-(n.)
an ornamental, poisonous evergreen shrub, Nerium oleander, of the dogbane family, native to S Eurasia, having showy clusters of pink, red, or white flowers.
Origin of oleander:
1540–50; < ML oleander, oliandrum, obscurely akin to LL laurandrum
oleander, rose bay, Nerium oleander(noun)
an ornamental but poisonous flowering shrub having narrow evergreen leaves and clusters of fragrant white to pink or red flowers: native to East Indies but widely cultivated in warm regions
Nerium oleander, a notoriously poisonous shrub in the dogbane family, Apocynaceae, but nonetheless widely grown as an ornamental.
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