Definition of oleander :
A beautiful evergreen shrub of the Dogbane family, having clusters of fragrant red or white flowers. It is native of the East Indies, but the red variety has become common in the south of Europe. Called also rosebay, rose laurel, and South- sea rose.
flower (part of speech: noun)
fuchsia, crocus, fleur-de-lis, geranium, amaryllis, hawthorn, aster, edelweiss, mimosa, snowberry, water lily, snowball, phlox, Queen Anne's lace, magnolia, columbine, sweet william, rhododendron, marigold, hepatica, yucca, narcissus, clematis, camellia, hyacinth, chrysanthemum, rose, azalea, spirea, black-eyed susan, wallflower, hibiscus, bluebell, flax, periwinkle, cowslip, lotus, ranunculus, dahlia, anemone, forget-me-not, verbena, cornflower, orchid, hydrangea, jonquil, buttercup, jasmine, wisteria, trillium, mayflower, strawflower, indigo, pansy, baby's breath, daffodil, tulip, daisy, acacia, primrose, rosemary, dogwood, goldenrod, smilax, lavender, gladiolus, morning-glory, duckweed, peony, lily, lilac, carnation, laurel, dandelion, larkspur, gardenia, flower, snapdragon, sweet pea, begonia, African violet, foxglove, foxtail, zinnia, viburnum, honeysuckle, poppy, bloodroot, heather, sunflower, lupine, lady's slipper, poinsettia, hollyhock, violet, iris, petunia
shrub (part of speech: noun)
gooseberry, pomegranate, currant, cranberry, myrtle, bayberry, juniper, elder, huckleberry, mesquite, sumac, privet, shrub, furze, holly, gorse, sisal, forsythia, syringa, sagebrush, poison sumac, zenobia, cotton, chokeberry, blueberry, pussy willow, mistletoe, blackthorn, tamarisk, guava, alder, rose of sharon, jute, milkwort, locust, spiraea, blackberry
- Constance wore white, the lieutenant pale blue; an oleander tree beside them showed a cloud of pink blossoms, while behind them for a background appeared the rose of the villa wall and the deep green of cypresses against a sunset sky. - "Jerry", Jean Webster.
- In crevices of the perpendicular walls lush creepers tapestried the gray stone, and far down, out of the mould of the subterranean dungeon, sprang slim lemon trees snowed over with fragrant bloom, clumps of oleander waving banners of vivid rose, and golden- green pomegranate bushes, where scarlet flakes glowed like the wings of tropical birds. - "At the Mercy of Tiberius", August Evans Wilson.
- Then Cyrenius was seen to Break the Record for the Running Long Jump, off the Front Stoop into an Oleander Tub, while wearing a Screen Door. - "More Fables", George Ade.