Acocanthera venenata

noun
evergreen shrub or tree of South Africa
Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush
Member Holonyms: ↑Acocanthera, ↑genus Acocanthera, ↑Acokanthera, ↑genus Acokanthera

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  • Acocanthera — noun small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa • Syn: ↑genus Acocanthera, ↑Acokanthera, ↑genus Acokanthera • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acocanthera oppositifolia — noun evergreen shrub or tree of South Africa • Syn: ↑bushman s poison, ↑ordeal tree, ↑Acocanthera venenata • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Acocanthera, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Acocanthera — noun small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa • Syn: ↑Acocanthera, ↑Acokanthera, ↑genus Acokanthera • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • ordeal tree — noun evergreen shrub or tree of South Africa • Syn: ↑bushman s poison, ↑Acocanthera oppositifolia, ↑Acocanthera venenata • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Aco …   Useful english dictionary

  • Acokanthera — noun small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa • Syn: ↑Acocanthera, ↑genus Acocanthera, ↑genus Acokanthera • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms …   Useful english dictionary

  • genus Acokanthera — noun small genus of trees and shrubs containing strongly toxic cardiac glycosides; Arabia to Africa • Syn: ↑Acocanthera, ↑genus Acocanthera, ↑Acokanthera • Hypernyms: ↑dicot genus, ↑magnoliopsid genus • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • bushman's poison — noun evergreen shrub or tree of South Africa • Syn: ↑ordeal tree, ↑Acocanthera oppositifolia, ↑Acocanthera venenata • Hypernyms: ↑shrub, ↑bush • Member Holonyms: ↑Acocanthera …   Useful english dictionary

  • ouabaio — wäˈbī(ˌ)ō noun ( s) Etymology: French ouabaïo, from Somali waba yo : either of two southern African trees (Acocanthera ouabaia and A. venenata) from which ouabain is obtained …   Useful english dictionary

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