Definition of Poisonous plant

1. Noun. A plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poisonous Plant

poison tree bears poison fruit
poisonable
poisonberry
poisoned
poisoner
poisoners
poisoning
poisonings
poisonless
poisonlike
poisonmonger
poisonmongers
poisonous
poisonous nightshade
poisonous parasol
poisonous plant (current term)
poisonous substance
poisonously
poisonousness
poisons
poisonsome
poisonwood
poisonwoods
poisson
poisson distribution
poissonier
poissoniers
poissons
poisure
poitevinite

Literary usage of Poisonous plant

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1. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1916)
"... of the year has a direct influence on the activity of a poisonous plant. ... the classic poisonous plant, from which came the death-draught of the ..."

2. Ten Years in Equatoria and the Return with Emin Pasha by Gaetano Casati (1891)
"Crossing the Dongu—Boats—Hippopotami—Crocodiles—A poisonous plant— The colony of ... poisonous plant ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (1904)
"poisonous plant INVESTIGATIONS. The poisonous plant exhibit consists of two parts: Plants poisonous to man and to live stock. ..."

4. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.) (1904)
"poisonous plant INVESTIGATIONS. The poisonous plant exhibit consists of two parts: Plants poisonous to man and to live stock. ..."

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