Definition of oleander noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˌəʊliˈændə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊliˈændər//
[countable, uncountable]
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a Mediterranean bush or tree with white, pink or red flowers and long pointed thick leaves Word Origin early 16th cent.: from medieval Latin, of unknown ultimate origin.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: oleander