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, also called Horse-heal (Inula helenium) 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 a rather rigid herb, the stem of which attains a height of from 90 cm to 150 cm (3 to 5 feet); the
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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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