dogbane

noun dog·bane \ ˈdȯg-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

1854

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dogbane

noun dog·bane \ ˈdȯg-ˌbān \

medical Definition of dogbane

: any plant of the genus Apocynum

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