ἑλλέβορος

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Ancient Greek[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Traditionally taken as "eaten by deers", from ἐλλός (ellós, deer) +‎ βιβρώσκω (bibrṓskō, to eat). However, this seems very doubtful; the word could well be of Pre-Greek origin.

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Noun[edit]

ἑλλέβορος (helléborosm (genitive ἑλλεβόρου); second declension

  1. hellebore (plant of the genus Helleborus)

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Descendants[edit]

  • Greek: ελλέβορος (ellévoros)
  • Latin: helleborus
  • Translingual: Helleborus

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