hel·​lebo·​rine | \ˈheləbəˌrīn, heˈlebərə̇n\
plural -s

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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History and Etymology for 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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