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kalmia


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Kalmia  \Kal"mi*a\,  n.  [NL.  Named  in  honor  of  Peter  Kalm,  a 
  Swedish  botanist.]  (Bot.) 
  A  genus  of  North  American  shrubs  with  poisonous  evergreen 
  foliage  and  corymbs  of  showy  flowers.  Called  also  {mountain 
  laurel},  {ivy  bush},  {lamb  kill},  {calico  bush},  etc 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  kalmia 
  n  :  any  plant  of  the  genus  Kalmia 




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