Lenten rose

noun a hellebore that is cultivated for its flowers, which appear in late winter or early spring. [Helleborus orientalis.]

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  • Christmas rose — a European hellebore, Helleborus niger, having evergreen leaves and white to purplish flowers that bloom in the winter. Also called winter rose. [1680 90] * * * ▪ herb also called  Winter Rose, or Black Hellebore        (species Helleborus niger) …   Universalium

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  • Hellebore — Taxobox name = Hellebore image width = 240px image caption = Helleborus niger , the so called Christmas rose , in the wild regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ranunculales familia = Ranunculaceae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • black hellebore — noun 1. slightly hairy perennial having deep green leathery leaves and flowers that are ultimately purplish green • Syn: ↑lenten rose, ↑Helleborus orientalis • Hypernyms: ↑hellebore 2. European evergreen plant with white or purplish rose like… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hellebore — /hel euh bawr , bohr /, n. 1. any of several plants of the genus Helleborus, of the buttercup family, having basal leaves and clusters of flowers, esp. H. niger, the Christmas rose. 2. any of various plants of the genus Veratrum. Cf. false… …   Universalium

  • Helleborus orientalis Lam. — Symbol HEOR3 Common Name lenten rose Botanical Family Ranunculaceae …   Scientific plant list

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