Elecampane

Fiori di elecampane in fiore (Inula helenium), con sfondo di foglie verdi
Elecampane (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English elena campana, from a confusion of Latin enula campana and helenium.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌɛlɪkamˈpeɪn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɛləkæmˈpeɪn/

Noun

elecampane (countable and uncountable, plural elecampanes)

  1. A tall Eurasian herb, Inula helenium, whose roots have been used medicinally
    Synonyms: horseheal, scabwort
    Hypernym: inula

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