elecampane

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English[edit]

Elecampane flowers. Celle, Germany.

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English elena campana, from a confusion of Latin enula campana and helenium.

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elecampane (countable and uncountable, plural elecampanes)

  1. A tall Eurasian herb, Inula helenium, whose roots have been used medicinally
    Synonyms: horseheal, scabwort
    Hypernym: inula

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