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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 hel·le·bore /ˈhɛləˌbor, ˌbɔr/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 hel·le·bore /ˈhɛləˌbo(ə)r, ˌbɔ(ə)r/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hel·le·bore n.
 1. Bot. A genus of perennial herbs (Helleborus) of the Crowfoot family, mostly having powerfully cathartic and even poisonous qualities.  Helleborus niger is the European black hellebore, or Christmas rose, blossoming in winter or earliest spring. Helleborus officinalis was the officinal hellebore of the ancients.
 2. Bot. Any plant of several species of the poisonous liliaceous genus Veratrum, especially Veratrum album and Veratrum viride, both called white hellebore.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: perennial herbs of the lily family having thick toxic
           rhizomes [syn: false hellebore]
      2: any plant of the Eurasian genus Helleborus