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Noun: helleborine  'he-li-bu,reen
  1. Any of several small temperate and tropical orchids having mottled or striped leaves and spikes of small yellowish-white flowers in a twisted raceme
    - rattlesnake plantain
  2. Any of various orchids of the genus Epipactis
  3. Any of several orchids of the genus Cephalanthera

Derived forms: helleborines

Type of: orchid, orchidaceous plant

Part of: Cephalanthera, Epipactis, genus Cephalanthera, genus Epipactis, genus Goodyera, Goodyera

Encyclopedia: Helleborine