Elecampane meaning

ĕl'ĭ-kăm-pān'
A tall coarse plant (Inula helenium) in the composite family, native to Eurasia, having rayed yellow flower heads and aromatic roots formerly used medicinally.
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A tall, hairy European perennial plant (Inula helenium) of the composite family, having flower heads with many slender, yellow rays: naturalized in the NE U.S.
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A tall Eurasian herb, Inula helenium, whose roots have been used medicinally.
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Origin of elecampane

Middle English elecampana Old English elene (from Medieval Latin enula) (from Latin inula) (from Greek helenion) (from Helenē Helen Helen) Medieval Latin campāna of the field (from Latin campānea) (feminine of campāneus) (from campus field)