oleander

[ US /ˈoʊɫiˌændɝ/ ]
[ UK /ˈə‍ʊlɪˌændɐ/ ]
NOUN
  1. an ornamental but poisonous flowering shrub having narrow evergreen leaves and clusters of fragrant white to pink or red flowers: native to East Indies but widely cultivated in warm regions
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How To Use oleander In A Sentence

  • The ingestion of azalea, oleander, castor bean, sago palm, Easter lily (in cats, only) or yew plant material by an animal can be fatal.
  • Upon a crag that jutted over a silent hollow, covered with oleander and arbute and here and there the wild rose, the young lover sat down, waiting patiently; for the eyes of Percalus had told him he should not wait in vain. Pausanias, the Spartan The Haunted and the Haunters, an Unfinished Historical Romance
  • I have four large oleanders planted on the north side of my house; they are partially shaded by a large tree.
  • Within the park, visitors can meet some unique trees and plants such as, per example, oaks, cedars, oleanders, arbutus, and the Alpine lily lilium cholcedonium.
  • The ingestion of azalea, oleander, castor bean, sago palm, Easter lily (in cats, only) or yew plant material by an animal can be fatal.
  • Here are the magnolia, the laurel, the Japanese medlar, the oleander, the pepper, the bay, the date-palm, a tree called the plumbago, another from the Cape of Good The Complete Project Gutenberg Writings of Charles Dudley Warner
  • Palms, ancient olives, oleanders, plus white walls and a bunch of tall palm trees lend this 15 th-century masseria a Moorish air.
  • Soon after noon we were in the _Wadi Nemela_, through which we travelled for nearly two hours, -- a scene of broken rocks on each side, and the intermediate space with a profusion of oleander, ret'm and 'arar, all in flower, some of the latter having trunks of ten feet in circumference. Byeways in Palestine
  • The book is full of scientific observations of creatures such as the sea speckle, the red poison needle, the oleander, the bluebottle or coral. From the Mouth of the Whale by Sjón - review
  • Banks of white arum lilies and the blue globes of agapanthus lined the Levada do Norte, along with oleander bushes in full bloom.
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