[oh-lee-an-der, oh-lee-an-] /ˈoʊ liˌæn dər, ˌoʊ liˈæn-/
a poisonous shrub, Nerium oleander, of the dogbane family, native to southern Eurasia, having evergreen leaves and showy clusters of pink, red, or white flowers, and widely cultivated as an ornamental.
a poisonous evergreen Mediterranean apocynaceous shrub or tree, Nerium oleander, with fragrant white, pink, or purple flowers Also called rosebay
“rose bay,” a poisonous evergreen Mediterranean shrub, c.1400, from Medieval Latin oleander, probably (by influence of Latin olea “olive tree”) from Late Latin lorandrum, from Latin rhododendron (see rhododendron), itself altered by influence of Latin laurea “laurel,” on resemblance of leaves. This round-about etymology is supported by the French word for it, laurier rose.
/ˌɒlɪˈɛərɪə/ noun 1. (Austral) another word for daisy bush
[oh-lee-as-ter] /ˌoʊ liˈæs tər/ noun 1. an ornamental shrub or small tree, Elaeagnus angustifolia, of Eurasia, having fragrant yellow flowers and an olivelike fruit. /ˌəʊlɪˈæstə/ noun 1. any of several shrubs of the genus Elaeagnus, esp E. angustifolia, of S Europe, Asia, and North America, having silver-white twigs, yellow flowers, and an olive-like fruit: family […]
[oh-lee-eyt] /ˈoʊ liˌeɪt/ noun 1. Chemistry. an ester or a salt of . 2. Pharmacology. a preparation, as an ointment, composed of medicated . /ˈəʊlɪˌeɪt/ noun 1. any salt or ester of oleic acid, containing the ion C17H33COO– or the group C17H33COO-: common components of natural fats oleate o·le·ate (ō’lē-āt’) n.
- Ole bull
[bool] /bul/ noun 1. Ole (Bornemann) [oh-luh bor-nuh-mahn] /ˈoʊ lə ˈbɒr nəˌmɑn/ (Show IPA), 1810–80, Norwegian violinist and composer. /bʊl/ noun 1. any male bovine animal, esp one that is sexually mature related adjective taurine 2. the uncastrated adult male of any breed of domestic cattle 3. the male of various other animals including the […]