from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An eastern North American evergreen shrub (Kalmia angustifolia) having flowers with rose-pink or crimson bell-shaped corollas, and poisonous leaves. Also called lambkill.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a poisonous shrub, Kalmia angustifolia, smaller than the mountain laurel, and with smaller and redder flowers.
- n. a small North American shrub (Kalmia angustifolia) with deep rose-colored flowers in corymbs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The lambkill, Kalmia angustifolia, an American shrub the leaves of which are reputed poisonous to animals. Also sheep-poison, calfkill, wicky.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. North American dwarf shrub resembling mountain laurel but having narrower leaves and small red flowers; poisonous to young stock
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