ole·an·der /ˈolɪˌændɚ, ˌolɪˈ/ 名詞
O·le·an·der n. Bot. A beautiful evergreen shrub (Nerium oleander) of the Dogbane family, having clusters of fragrant red, white, or pink flowers. It is a native of the East Indies, but the red variety has become common in the south of Europe. Called also rosebay, rose laurel, and South-sea rose.
Note: ☞ Every part of the plant is dangerously poisonous, and death has occurred from using its wood for skewers in cooking meat.
n : 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 [syn: rose bay, Nerium