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laburnum

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Fabaceae)

A genus of trees that have trifoliate leaves and leafless, pendulous racemes of yellow, pea-like flowers. The fruits are rounded pods containing poisonous seeds....

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laburnum

Overview page. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry.

(family Fabaceae)

A genus of trees that have trifoliate leaves and leafless, pendulous racemes of yellow, pea-like flowers. The fruits are rounded pods containing poisonous seeds....

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Laburnum

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 40 words.

A genus of trees that have trifoliate leaves and leafless, pendulous racemes of yellow, pea-like flowers. The fruits are rounded

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Laburnum

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Plant Sciences

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry. 40 words.

(family Fabaceae)

A genus of trees that have trifoliate leaves and leafless, pendulous racemes of yellow, pea-like flowers. The

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laburnum

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 159 words.

• minimum • maximum • optimum • chrysanthemum, helianthemum • cardamom • Pergamum • sesamum • per annum •

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laburnum

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 159 words.

• minimum • maximum • optimum • chrysanthemum, helianthemum • cardamom • Pergamum • sesamum • per annum •

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laburnum

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 7 words.

XVI — L., prob. of foreign orig.

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laburnum

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 39 words.

Any of several Eurasian shrubs and small trees of the genus Laburnum, especially the common Laburnum, L.anagyroides, which

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Laburnum Grove

Deirdre David.

in Olivia Manning

January 2013; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards). 7856 words.

This chapter explains that as a pained witness to her parents' quarrels, Olivia Manning never overcame her feelings of deprivation and liminality. As a child, she felt shut out from a...

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cytisine

John Lackie.

in A Dictionary of Biomedicine

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Clinical Medicine. 25 words.

A natural alkaloid that is the toxin in laburnum and several other related plants. It binds with high affinity to

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cytisine

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

A natural alkaloid that is the toxin in laburnum and several other related plants. It binds with high affinity to the α4β2-nicotinic ACh receptor.

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