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dogbane


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Dogbane  \Dog"bane`\,  n.  [Said  to  be  poisonous  to  dogs.  Cf 
  {Apocynaceous}.]  (Bot.) 
  A  small  genus  of  perennial  herbaceous  plants,  with  poisonous 
  milky  juice,  bearing  slender  pods  pods  in  pairs. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  dogbane 
  n  :  any  of  several  poisonous  perennial  plants  of  the  genus 
  Apocynum  having  acrid  milky  juice  and  bll-shaped  white  or 
  pink  flowers  and  a  very  bitter  root 




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