elecampane

[n] - tall coarse Eurasian herb having daisylike yellow flowers with narrow petals whose rhizomatous roots are used medicinally
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Elecampane

El`e·cam·pane' noun [ French énulecampane , New Latin inula campana ; Latin inula elecampane + Late Latin campana a bell; confer German glockenwurz , i. e., 'bellwort.'] 1. (Botany) A large, coarse herb ( Inula Helenium ), with composite yell
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elecampane

1. <botany> A large, coarse herb (Inula Helenium), with composite yellow flowers. The root, which has a pungent taste, is used as a tonic, and was formerly of much repute as a stomachic. ... 2. A sweetmeat made from the root of the plant. ... Origin: F. Enulecampane, NL. Inula campana; L. Inula elecampane + LL. Campana a bell; cf. G. Glockenw
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elecampane

Inula helenium noun tall coarse Eurasian herb having daisylike yellow flowers with narrow petals whose rhizomatous roots are used medicinally
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Elecampane

• (n.) A sweetmeat made from the root of the plant. • (n.) A large, coarse herb (Inula Helenium), with composite yellow flowers. The root, which has a pungent taste, is used as a tonic, and was formerly of much repute as a stomachic.
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Elecampane

Elecampane (Inula Helenium) is a perennial plant belonging to the Compositae family, found in Britain and other parts of Europe, and in Asia. It is a stout plant standing just over one metre tall, with very large, rectangular, or egg-shaped, toothed leaves, downy beneath, the upper ones embracing the stem. The flowers are few and very large bright
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elecampane

elecampane (el"ukămpān') , hardy Old World herb, Inula helenium, of the family Asteraceae (aster family), naturalized in America and sometimes cultivated in gardens. It has showy yellow-rayed flowers and a thick root which was formerly regarded as a tonic and remedy for coughs an...
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Elecampane

Elecampane (n; Inula helenium), also called horse-heal or marchalan (in Welsh), is a perennial composite plant common in many parts of Great Britain, and ranges throughout central and Southern Europe, and in Asia as far eastwards as the Himalayas. It is naturalized in North America. Other common names include elfdock; aunee (French); énula campan
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