elecampane


ele·cam·pane

noun \ˌe-li-ˌkam-ˈpān\

Definition of ELECAMPANE

:  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

ele·cam·pane

noun \ˌel-i-ˌkam-ˈpān\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ELECAMPANE

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
: inula 1

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