Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One of several alkaloids found in the leaves of the oleander.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One of several alkaloids found in the leaves of the oleander (Nerium oleander).

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An alkaloid, the poisonous principle of the oleander.

Etymologies

oleander +‎ -ine? (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The poisonous properties of the plant reside in two alkaloids isolated by Lukowsky from the leaves: _oleandrine_, extremely toxic and _pseudo-curarine_, as its name indicates, resembling curare in its action.

    The Medicinal Plants of the Philippines

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