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helenin
Inulin In"u*lin, n. [From NL. Inula Helenium, the elecampane: cf. F. inuline.] (Chem.) A substance of very wide occurrence. It is found dissolved in the sap of the roots and rhizomes of many composite and other plants, as Inula, Helianthus, Campanula, etc., and is extracted by solution as a tasteless, white, semicrystalline substance, resembling starch, with which it is isomeric. It is intermediate in nature between starch and sugar. Called also dahlin, helenin, alantin, etc.
Helenin
Helenin Hel"e*nin, n. (Chem.) A neutral organic substance found in the root of the elecampane (Inula helenium), and extracted as a white crystalline or oily material, with a slightly bitter taste.
Helenium autumnale
Sneezeweed Sneeze"weed`, n. (Bot.) A yellow-flowered composite plant (Helenium autumnale) the odor of which is said to cause sneezing.
Inula helenium
Helenin Hel"e*nin, n. (Chem.) A neutral organic substance found in the root of the elecampane (Inula helenium), and extracted as a white crystalline or oily material, with a slightly bitter taste.
Muraena Helenae
Muraena Mu*r[ae]"na, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of large eels of the family Mir[ae]nid[ae]. They differ from the common eel in lacking pectoral fins and in having the dorsal and anal fins continuous. The murry (Mur[ae]na Helen[ae]) of Southern Europe was the mur[ae]na of the Romans. It is highly valued as a food fish.

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- Helen or helen in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Helen may refer to: Helen of Troy, in Gr**** mythology, the most beautiful woman in the world Helen...
- Dame Helen Mirren DBE (born Helen Lydia Mironoff, 26 July 1945) is an English actor. With a career spanning 60 years, she is the recipient of numerous...
- Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, disability rights advocate, political activist and lecturer. Born in West Tus****bia...
- Helen (Ancient Gr****: Ἑλένη, romanized: Helénē), also known as Helen of Troy, in Latin as Helena, beautiful Helen, Helen of Argos, or Helen of Sparta...
- Helen Ann Richardson Khan (née Richardson; born 21 November 1938), known mononymously as Helen, is an Indian actress and dancer. She has appeared in over...
- "To Helen" is the first of two poems to carry that name written by Edgar Allan Poe. The 15-line poem was written in honor of Jane Stanard, the mother...
- Helen Elizabeth Hunt (born June 15, 1963) is an American actress and director. Her accolades include an Academy Award, four Primetime Emmy Awards, and...
- Saint Helen (abbreviated St. Helen and St Helen) may refer to: Saint Helen of Constantinople, title for Helena (empress) (c. 250 – c. 330), mother of Constantine...
- Helen Hayes MacArthur (née Brown; October 10, 1900 – March 17, 1993) was an American actress whose career spanned 82 years. She eventually received the...
- Helen Margaret Lederer (born 24 September 1954) is a British comedian, writer and actress who emerged as part of the alternative comedy boom at the beginning...