What does the word oleander mean?

Usage examples for oleander

  1. About midnight, at the Camp of the Zouaves, a humble post on the road embankment, overlooking a dry valley whence rose the feverish perfume of oleander, we changed horses. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  2. The other was usually some anxious young student who got along pretty well on plain work, but who would come down the chromatic run in the " Chicago Tribune March" like a fat man falling down the cellar stairs with an oleander plant. – Homeburg Memories by George Helgesen Fitch
  3. There is a row of geraniums along the front of the stage and a big oleander on the side. – The University of Hard Knocks by Ralph Parlette