Definition of Helleborus foetidus
1. Noun. Digitate-leaved hellebore with an offensive odor and irritant qualities when taken internally.
Helleborus Foetidus Pictures
Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Helleborus Foetidus Images
Lexicographical Neighbors of Helleborus Foetidus
Literary usage of Helleborus foetidus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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, ..."