hellebore: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (hel'u-bôr", -bōr"), [key]
- any of several plants of the genus Helleborus, of the buttercup family, having basal leaves and clusters of flowers, esp. H. niger, the Christmas rose.
- any of various plants of the genus Veratrum. Cf. false hellebore.
- any of several poisonous or medicinal substances obtained from these plants.
- hellebore (Thesaurus)