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Meaning of POISON IVY

Pronunciation:  'poyzun 'Ivee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  climbing plant common in eastern and central United States with ternate leaves and greenish flowers followed by white berries; yields an irritating oil that causes a rash on contact
  2. [n]  dermatitis resulting from contact with the poison ivy plant
 
 Synonyms: markweed, poison mercury, poison oak, Rhus radicans, Toxicodendron radicans
 
 See Also: genus Toxicodendron, poisonous plant, Rhus dermatitis, Toxicodendron

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Poison ivy is a form of "contact dermatitis" or inflammation of the skin resulting from chemicals produced from the poison ivy vine contacting the skin. The chemicals cause an immune reaction producing redness, itching and blistering of the skin.
 
Dream Dictionary
 
 Definition: Seeing poison ivy in your dream, suggests that you are having vengeful or devious thoughts. It is indicative of resentment, jealousy, and revenge. Alternatively, it may represent a situation or condition that you should avoid.
 

 

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