Helleborus

noun
Hel·​leb·​o·​rus | \ he-ˈleb-ə-rəs How to pronounce Helleborus (audio) \

Medical Definition of Helleborus

: a genus of Eurasian perennial herbs belonging to the buttercup family having deeply divided leaves and showy flowers — compare hellebore

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“Helleborus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Helleborus. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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