Definition of Helleborus foetidus

1. Noun. Digitate-leaved hellebore with an offensive odor and irritant qualities when taken internally.

Exact synonyms: Bear's Foot, Setterwort, Stinking Hellebore
Generic synonyms: Hellebore



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Helleborus Foetidus

Hell
Hell's Half Acre
Hell's Kitchen
Hell Week
Hell hole
Hell holes
Hell no
Hella
Helladic
Helladic civilisation
Helladic civilization
Helladic culture
Hellanodic
Hellanodics
Hellas
Helleborus foetidus
Helleborus niger
Helleborus orientalis
Helleborus viridis
Hellen
Hellene
Hellenes
Hellenian
Hellenic
Hellenic Republic
Hellenic language
Hellenisation
Hellenisations
Hellenise
Hellenised

Literary usage of Helleborus foetidus

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1. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science ... with French and Other by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"... helleborus foetidus. ... Stinking, helleborus foetidus—h. Swamp, Vera- tram viride—h. White, Veratrum album. ..."

2. Botanical Commentaries by Jonathan Stokes (1830)
"26, in helleborus foetidus;/. 28, Delphinium elatum; /. 29 Aconitum ; f, 5. /. 14 glandular, at the base of the stamina; t. 6. f. ..."

3. The American Gardener's Calendar: Adapted to the Climate and Seasons of the by Bernard M'Mahon, John Jay Smith (1857)
"... and helleborus foetidus, stinking hellebore, or bear's-foot. The helleborus lividus, purple, or great three-flowered black hellebore, ..."

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