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dog·bane

 (dôg′bān′, dŏg′-)
n.
Any of several plants of the genus Apocynum, having milky juice and bell-shaped white or pink flowers.

dogbane

(ˈdɒɡˌbeɪn)
n
(Plants) any of several North American apocynaceous plants of the genus Apocynum, esp A. androsaemifolium, having bell-shaped white or pink flowers: thought to be poisonous to dogs

dog•bane

(ˈdɔgˌbeɪn, ˈdɒg-)

n.
any of several plants of the genus Apocynum, with small white flowers, acrid milky juice, and a bitter root.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dogbane - 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 rootdogbane - 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
Apocynum, genus Apocynum - perennial herbs with small pink or white flowers
Apocynum androsaemifolium, common dogbane, spreading dogbane, rheumatism weed - North American perennial having pinkish flowers in loose cymes; used in folk medicine for pain or inflammation in joints
Apocynum cannabinum, rheumatism weed, Indian hemp - Canadian dogbane yielding a tough fiber used as cordage by Native Americans; used in folk medicine for pain or inflammation in joints
Apocynum pumilum, Rocky Mountain dogbane - North American plant similar to common dogbane
poisonous plant - a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
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