Definition of elecampane
: a large coarse Eurasian composite herb (Inula helenium) that has yellow ray flowers and is naturalized in the United States
Origin and Etymology of elecampane
Middle English elena campana, from Medieval Latin enula campana, literally, field elecampane, from inula, enula elecampane + campana of the field
First Known Use: 14th century
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