Definition of Green hellebore

1. Noun. Deciduous plant with large deep green pedate leaves and nodding saucer-shaped green flowers.

Exact synonyms: Helleborus Viridis
Generic synonyms: Hellebore

Definition of Green hellebore

1. Noun. (plants) An extremely toxic herbaceous perennial plant of the genus ''Veratrum viride'' that is native to the western and eastern parts of the United States, but not the central part. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Green Hellebore

green fluorescent protein
green fluorescent proteins
green foxtail
green fringed orchis
green frog
green gentian
green gland
green goddess
green gold
green goods
green gram
green groceries
green haemoglobin
green hairstreak
green hairstreaks
green hellebore (current term)
green hellebores
green in the gills
green jersey
green labelling
green lacewing
green lane
green lead ore
green leek
green leeks
green light
green lights
green line
green lizard
green logging

Literary usage of Green hellebore

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1. Commercial Organic Analysis: A Treatise on the Properties, Proximate by Alfred Henry Allen (1896)
"In 1864, SR Percy extracted from green hellebore an alkaloid which he concluded had all the properties of veratrine from saba- dilla seeds. ..."

2. A Dictionary of Applied Chemistry by Thomas Edward Thorpe (1921)
"Alkaloids of green hellebore Rhizome. The chief alkaloids occurring in this drug ( Veratrum ... Bobbins isolated from green hellebore rhizomes (Pharm. ..."

3. Practical therapeutics by Edward John Waring (1874)
"The best form is the officinal Tincture (B. Ph.) (green hellebore Hoot in course powder oz. iv, Reel. Spirit Uj), of which the dose is placed at "Jv-xx. ..."

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