ALL meanings of aconite

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  • noun aconite any of various N temperate plants of the ranunculaceous genus Aconitum, such as monkshood and wolfsbane, many of which are poisonous 3
  • noun aconite the dried poisonous root of many of these plants, sometimes used as an antipyretic 3
  • noun aconite any of a genus (Aconitum) of poisonous plants of the buttercup family, with blue, purple, or yellow hoodlike flowers; monkshood; wolfsbane 3
  • noun aconite a rapidly acting poisonous drug usually made from the dried roots of a European monkshood (Aconitum napellus) and formerly used as a cardiac and respiratory sedative 3
  • noun aconite poisonous flowering plant 1
  • noun aconite any plant belonging to the genus Aconitum, of the buttercup family, having irregular flowers usually in loose clusters, including species with poisonous and medicinal properties. 1
  • noun aconite A poisonous plant of the buttercup family, which bears hooded pink or purple flowers. It is native to temperate regions of the northern hemisphere. 1
  • noun aconite The herb wolfsbane, or monkshood; any plant of the genus Aconitum, all the species of which are poisonous. 0
  • noun aconite (toxicology) An extract or tincture obtained from Aconitum napellus, used as a poison and medicinally. 0
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