from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the black hellebore, a poisonous plant of the buttercup family, which in Southern Europe often produces beautiful roselike flowers midwinter.
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- n. tropical American plant having poisonous milk and showy tapering usually scarlet petallike leaves surrounding small yellow flowers
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