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  • n. Any of various flowering plants, of the genus Helenium, the dried leaves of which were once used to make a form of snuff

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Elecampane: used as a specific name.
  • n. [capitalized] A genus of composite plants, founded by Linnæus in 1753, the type of the tribe Helenioideæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. genus of American herbs with flowers having yellow rays: sneezeweeds


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