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poison ivy in Plants topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpoison ivyˌpoison ˈivy noun [uncountable]  HBPa North American plant that has an oily substance on its leaves that makes your skin hurt and itch if you touch it
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poison ivyThe back of his knee itched from poison ivy.A thin waxy slip of poison ivy was entwined around one of the legs.Garnish with a fruit and a sprig of poison ivy.Even then you'd be a weed or poison ivy.What is the poison ivy that so jealously guards our dark fortress?