from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of plants, of the order Apocynaceæ, tribe Plumerieæ, and subtribe Cerbereæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. genus of poisonous tropical American evergreen shrubs and trees having entire leaves and large cymose flowers


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