from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of several plants of the genus Apocynum, having milky juice and bell-shaped white or pink flowers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any species of genus Apocynum, eponymous of the dogbane family Apocynaceae
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A small genus of perennial herbaceous plants, with poisonous milky juice, bearing slender pods pods in pairs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See dog's-bane.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. 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
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