black hellebore

A particular kind of poisonous and medicinal plant of the species, Veratrum nigrum.

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(Helleborus niger)


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  • black hellebore — n 1) a European hellebore of the genus Helleborus (H. niger) having white or purplish roselike flowers produced in winter and a highly purgative root called also Christmas rose 2) the root of black hellebore * * * 1. Helleborus niger. 2. a… …   Medical dictionary

  • black hellebore — noun 1. slightly hairy perennial having deep green leathery leaves and flowers that are ultimately purplish green • Syn: ↑lenten rose, ↑Helleborus orientalis • Hypernyms: ↑hellebore 2. European evergreen plant with white or purplish rose like… …   Useful english dictionary

  • black-hellebore — juodasis čemerys statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Melantinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Veratrum nigrum), paplitęs vakarų Azijoje ir vidurio ir pietryčių Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Veratrum nigrum angl. black false hellebore; black… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • black hellebore — baltažiedis eleboras statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Helleborus niger angl. black Christmas rose; black hellebore; Christ hellebore; Christmas rose vok. Christrose; Schneerose; schwarze Nieswurz; Weihnachtsrose rus. морозник чeрный… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • black hellebore — Christmas rose (Helleborus niger) …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • Hellebore — Hel le*bore, n. [L. helleborus, elleborus, Gr. ?, ?; cf. F. hell[ e]bore, ell[ e]bore.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Bot.) A genus of perennial herbs ({Helleborus}) of the Crowfoot family, mostly having powerfully cathartic and even poisonous qualities.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hellebore — Taxobox name = Hellebore image width = 240px image caption = Helleborus niger , the so called Christmas rose , in the wild regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ranunculales familia = Ranunculaceae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • hellebore — A plant of the genus Helleborus, especially H. niger (black h.). SEE ALSO: Veratrum album, Veratrum viride. [G. helleboros] false h. SYN: adonis. * * * hel·le·bore hel ə .bō(ə)r, .bȯ(ə)r n 1 a) any herb of the genus Helleborus b) the dried roots …   Medical dictionary

  • hellebore — /hel euh bawr , bohr /, n. 1. any of several plants of the genus Helleborus, of the buttercup family, having basal leaves and clusters of flowers, esp. H. niger, the Christmas rose. 2. any of various plants of the genus Veratrum. Cf. false… …   Universalium

  • black false hellebore — juodasis čemerys statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Melantinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Veratrum nigrum), paplitęs vakarų Azijoje ir vidurio ir pietryčių Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Veratrum nigrum angl. black false hellebore; black… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

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