false hellebore

false hellebore

noun
any of various plants belonging to the genus Veratrum, of the lily family, especially a North American species, V. viride, which has clusters of yellowish-green flowers and is the source of substances used in certain medicines and insecticides.
Also called Indian poke, white hellebore.
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false hellebore

noun
perennial herbs of the lily family having thick toxic rhizomes [syn: hellebore
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