- hellebore (sense )
- the dried rhizomes of certain hellebores, once used in medicine
Origin of veratrumL: see veratrine
Origin of veratrumNew Latin V&emacron;ratrum, genus name, from Latin v&emacron;ratrum, any of various medicinal or toxic plants of the genera Helleborus and Veratrum, probably from a pre-Indo-European language of Europe ; akin to Italian dialectal (Piedmont) varasco, a species of hellebore (V. album).
From Latin vÄ“rÄtrum (“hellebore")