Definición de hellebore en inglés:

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hellebore

Pronunciación: /ˈhɛlɪbɔː/

sustantivo

1A poisonous winter-flowering Eurasian plant of the buttercup family, typically having coarse divided leaves and large white, green, or purplish flowers.
  • Genus Helleborus, family Ranunculaceae: several species, including the Christmas rose.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • All hellebores flower in winter or early spring from buds formed during the previous summer.
  • As well as carpets of snowdrops in the five-acre garden, there are hellebores and other winter flowering plants to admire.
  • It's no surprise that in a recent worldwide poll commissioned by the Hardy Plant Society, hellebores were voted second favourite flower family.

Origen

Old English (denoting various plants supposed to cure madness), from Old French ellebre, elebore or medieval Latin eleborus, via Latin from Greek helleboros.

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Saltos de línea: hel¦le|bore

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