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A European perennial evergreen herb (Helleborus niger) in the buttercup family, cultivated for its white or pinkish flowers that bloom in winter.
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(Plants) an evergreen ranunculaceous plant, Helleborus niger, of S Europe and W Asia, with white or pinkish winter-blooming flowers. Also called: hellebore or winter rose
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a European hellebore, Helleborus niger, having evergreen leaves and flowers that bloom in the winter.
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|Noun||1.||Christmas rose - European evergreen plant with white or purplish rose-like winter-blooming flowers|
hellebore - any plant of the Eurasian genus Helleborus
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