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Meaning of LAMBKILL

Pronunciation:  'lam`kil

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  North American dwarf shrub resembling mountain laurel but having narrower leaves and small red flowers; poisonous to young stock
 

LAMBKILL is a 8 letter word that starts with L.

 

 Synonyms: Kalmia angustifolia, pig laurel, sheep laurel
 
 See Also: kalmia

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Lamb"kill`\, n. (Bot.)
A small American ericaceous shrub ({Kalmia angustifolia}); --
called also {calfkill}, {sheepkill}, {sheep laurel}, etc. It
is supposed to poison sheep and other animals that eat it at
times when the snow is deep and they cannot find other food.

 

 

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