helleborine

/ (ˌhɛlɪˈbɔːriːn) /

noun

any of various N temperate orchids of the genera Cephalanthera and Epipactis

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Word Origin for helleborine

C16: ultimately from Greek helleborinē a plant resembling hellebore
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