lambkill

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n lambkill North American dwarf shrub resembling mountain laurel but having narrower leaves and small red flowers; poisonous to young stock
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Lambkill (Bot) A small American ericaceous shrub (Kalmia angustifolia), resembling mountain laurel but having narrower leaves and small red flowers; -- called also calfkill sheepkill sheep laurel, etc. It is supposed to poison young sheep and other animals that eat it at times when the snow is deep and they cannot find other food.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n lambkill The sheep-laurel, Kalmia angustifolia.
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