elecampane

noun ele·cam·pane \ 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 U.S.

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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


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elecampane

noun ele·cam·pane \ ˌel-i-ˌkam-ˈpān \

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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