In the lingering gleams of sunlight, oleander blossoms overhead were glowing masses of colour against the grey stone wall.
Near them was a grove of oleander bushes, loaded with beautiful blossoms.
And everywhere the white flower of the orange, the oleander, the vine, and tree-high ferns!
Now, the leaves of the oleander are extremely poisonous to man and beast.
I hid his clothes in the oleander bushes that fringe the water.
The only word that sounded like sense to me was something like oleander.
"I don't know what makes me so sleepy this evening," Mrs. oleander said, gaping.
That oleander tub reminds me of an ordeal that is ushered in with every change of season.
To cap the climax, Dr. oleander suddenly appeared upon the scene and glowered under bent black brows at coquettish Mollie.
Then we ask him if he would just as lief bring in the oleander after supper.
"rose bay," a poisonous evergreen Mediterranean shrub, c.1400, from Medieval Latin oleander, probably (by influence of Latin olea "olive tree") from Late Latin lorandrum, from Latin rhododendron (see rhododendron), itself altered by influence of Latin laurea "laurel," on resemblance of leaves. This round-about etymology is supported by the French word for it, laurier rose.