dumb cane

Definitions of dumb cane
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n an evergreen plant with large showy dark green leaves; contains a poison that swells the tongue and throat hence the name

Synonyms:
Dieffenbachia sequine, mother-in-law plant, mother-in-law's tongue
Type of:
aroid, arum
any plant of the family Araceae; have small flowers massed on a spadix surrounded by a large spathe

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