- hellebore (n.)
- late 14c., from Old French ellebore, from Latin elleborus, from Greek helleboros, perhaps meaning "plant eaten by fawns," from Greek ellos/hellos "fawn" + bora "food of beasts," from bibroskein "to eat," from PIE root *gwere- (4) "to swallow" (see voracity). Among the ancients, the name given to various plants of both poisonous and medicinal qualities, reputed to cure madness.
- 1. The hellebore of Corsica, in flower since the end of January, always maintains one's rank.
- 科西嘉的嚏根草, 开着花1月末, 总是保持一个人的职位.
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