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lambkill


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lambkill  \Lamb"kill`\,  n.  (Bot.) 
  A  small  American  ericaceous  shrub  ({Kalmia  angustifolia});  -- 
  called  also  {calfkill},  {sheepkill},  {sheep  laurel},  etc  It 
  is  supposed  to  poison  sheep  and  other  animals  that  eat  it  at 
  times  when  the  snow  is  deep  and  they  cannot  find  other  food. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lambkill 
  n  :  North  American  dwarf  shrub  resembling  mountain  laurel  but 
  having  narrower  leaves  and  small  red  flowers;  poisonous 
  to  young  stock  [syn:  {sheep  laurel},  {pig  laurel},  {Kalmia 
  angustifolia}] 




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