Definition of helleborine
: any of several orchids: such as a : a plant of the genus Cephalanthera (as C. rubra) b : a plant of the genus Epipactis (as E. helleborine) c : rattlesnake plantain
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Origin and Etymology of helleborine
New Latin (in older classifications, a genus of orchids), from Latin, a kind of hellebore, from Greek helleborinē, from helleboros + -inē (from feminine of -inos -ine)
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