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1) elecampane. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...A tall coarse plant (Inula helenium) native to central Asia, having rayed yellow flower heads. The roots are used medicinally. Middle English elecampana : Old English...

2) Elecampane and Amrida. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...Sweetmeats which confer immortality (Latin, helenium camp na or inula camp na). Pliny tells us the plant so called sprang from Helen s tears. The sweetmeat so called...

3) elecampane. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...elecampane, (el´kampan´) (KEY) , hardy Old World herb, Inula helenium, of the family Asteraceae (aster family), naturalized in America and sometimes cultivated in...

4) inulin. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...found in the roots of various composite plants and yields fructose when hydrolyzed. New Latin Inula, plant genus (from Latin inula, elecampane, from Greek helenion;...

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