black hellebore


black hellebore

noun

Definition of BLACK HELLEBORE

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

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