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helleborus

Pronunciation: he-leb'o-rus

Definition: Black hellebore, the dried rhizome and roots of Helleborus niger (family Ranunculaceae); used as a cardiac and arterial tonic, diuretic, and cathartic.

[G. helleboros]

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