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Hellebore

Hel´le`bore
n.1.
1.(Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs (Helleborus) of the Crowfoot family, mostly having powerfully cathartic and even poisonous qualities. Helleborus niger is the European black hellebore, or Christmas rose, blossoming in winter or earliest spring. Helleborus officinalis was the officinal hellebore of the ancients.
2.(Bot.) Any plant of several species of the poisonous liliaceous genus Veratrum, especially Veratrum album and Veratrum viride, both called white hellebore.
Noun1.hellebore - perennial herbs of the lily family having thick toxic rhizomes
Synonyms: false hellebore
2.hellebore - any plant of the Eurasian genus Helleborus
American hellebore, bugbane, false hellebore, genus Veratrum, Indian poke, liliaceous plant, Veratrum, Veratrum viride, white hellebore
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