Definition of oleander in English:

oleander

Syllabification: o·le·an·der
Pronunciation: /ˈōlēˌandər
 
/

noun

A poisonous evergreen Old World shrub that is widely grown in warm countries for its clusters of white, pink, or red flowers.
  • Nerium oleander, family Apocynaceae
More example sentences
  • Between the ruins grew cypresses and oleanders, hibiscus, myrtle and wild roses.
  • I like a lot of white, and I have a couple of small white oleanders and a white butterfly bush.
  • It was made up of white oleanders and pink roses lined with small chrysanthemums tied together with a single satin ribbon.

Origin

early 16th century: from medieval Latin, of unknown ultimate origin.

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