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Noun: dogbane family  'dóg,beyn 'fa-mu-lee
  1. Chiefly tropical trees, shrubs or herbs having milky juice and often showy flowers; many are sources of drugs
    - Apocynaceae, family Apocynaceae

Derived forms: dogbane families

Type of: dicot family, magnoliopsid family

Part of: Gentianales, order Gentianales

Encyclopedia: Dogbane family