dogbane

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dog·bane

noun \ˈdg-ˌbān\

Definition of DOGBANE

:  any of a genus (Apocynum of the family Apocynaceae, the dogbane family) of often poisonous plants chiefly of temperate-zone regions with milky juice and fibrous bark

First Known Use of DOGBANE

1597

dog·bane

noun \ˈdg-ˌbān\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DOGBANE

: any plant of the genus Apocynum

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