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- 1. white hellebore, American hellebore, Indian poke, bugbane, Veratrum viride, hellebore, false hellebore
- usage: North American plant having large leaves and yellowish green flowers growing in racemes; yields a toxic alkaloid used medicinally
- 2. bugbane, woody plant, ligneous plant
- usage: a plant of the genus Cimicifuga having flowers in long racemes or panicles reported to be distasteful to insects
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See also: bugbane (Dictionary)