/ (həˈliːnɪəm) /
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any plant of the American genus Helenium, up to 1.6 m (5 ft) tall, some species of which are grown as border plants for their daisy-like yellow or variegated flowers: family Asteraceae
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Word Origin for helenium
New Latin, from Greek helenion, a plant name
Words nearby helenium
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How to use helenium in a sentence
Ward's paste, consisting of black pepper and the powdered root of Helenium Enula.
It may be driven away by smoke, especially by that from inula helenium, elecampane; and by that of cannabis, hemp.The Temple of Nature; or, the Origin of Society|Erasmus Darwin.
The Elecampane (I. Helenium) is an imposing, robust-growing species, having large, broad leaves a foot or more in length.
A peculiar starch-like substance, first obtained by Rose from the root of Inula Helenium or elecampane.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley
Root of seneka, polygala seneka, of elicampane, inula helenium.