black hellebore

noun

Medical 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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“Black hellebore.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/black%20hellebore. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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