- any of various N temperate orchids of the genera Cephalanthera and Epipactis
Word Origin for helleborine
C16: ultimately from Greek helleborinē a plant resembling hellebore
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Historical Examples of helleborine
Serapias latifolia, helleborine—in the High Wood under the shady beeches.The Natural History of Selborne, Vol. 2
This is of course erroneous, but it reminds one of the Helleborine of the ancients, so graphically described by Hahnemann.