false hellebore

noun

Medical Definition of false hellebore

: any of several hellebores of the genus Veratrum especially : one (V. viride) of the eastern United States with dense spikelike flower clusters and a rootstock that has been used medicinally — see american hellebore

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“False hellebore.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/false%20hellebore. Accessed 26 Nov. 2021.

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