Inula Helenium
Elecampane El`e*cam*pane", n. [F. ['e]nulecampane, NL. inula campana; L. inula elecampane + LL. campana a bell; cf. G. glockenwurz, i. e., ``bellwort.''] 1. (Bot.) A large, coarse herb ({Inula Helenium}), with composite yellow flowers. The root, which has a pungent taste, is used as a tonic, and was formerly of much repute as a stomachic. [1913 Webster]

2. A sweetmeat made from the root of the plant. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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