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hel•leb•o•rin



Pronunciation: (he-leb'u-rin, hel'u-bôr"in, -bōr"-), [key]
n.
a colorless, crystalline, water-insoluble, poisonous solid, C28H36O6, obtained from the rhizome and root of certain hellebores, and used in medicine chiefly as a purgative.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

helleboreinHellene

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