[he-leb-uh-rin, hel-uh-bawr-in, -bohr-] /hɛˈlɛb ə rɪn, ˈhɛl əˌbɔr ɪn, -ˌboʊr-/
a colorless, crystalline, water-insoluble, poisonous solid, C 28 H 36 O 6 , obtained from the rhizome and root of certain , and used in medicine chiefly as a purgative.
/ˌhɛlɪˈbɔːriːn/ noun 1. any of various N temperate orchids of the genera Cephalanthera and Epipactis
/ˈhɛlɪn/ noun 1. (in Greek legend) a Thessalian king and eponymous ancestor of the Hellenes
[hel-een] /ˈhɛl in/ noun 1. a Greek. /ˈhɛliːn/ noun 1. another name for a Greek
[he-len-ik, -lee-nik] /hɛˈlɛn ɪk, -ˈli nɪk/ adjective 1. of, relating to, or characteristic of the ancient or their language, culture, thought, etc., especially before the time of Alexander the Great. Compare (def 3). 2. . noun 3. Also called Greek. a branch of the Indo-European family of languages, comprising a variety of ancient, medieval, and […]