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elecampane

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noun ele·cam·pane \ˌe-li-ˌkam-ˈpān\

Definition of elecampane

  1. :  a large coarse Eurasian composite herb (Inula helenium) that has yellow ray flowers and is naturalized in the United States



Origin 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


Medical Dictionary

elecampane

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noun ele·cam·pane \ˌel-i-ˌkam-ˈpān\

Medical Definition of elecampane

  1. 1:  a large coarse European composite herb of the genus Inula (I. helenium) that has yellow ray flowers, is naturalized in the United States, and is the source of the stimulant inula

  2. 2:  inula 1




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