aconite

Definitions of aconite
  1. noun
    any of various usually poisonous plants of the genus Aconitum having tuberous roots and palmately lobed leaves and blue or white flowers
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    types:
    Aconitum napellus, helmet flower, helmetflower, monkshood
    a poisonous herb native to northern Europe having hooded blue-purple flowers; the dried leaves and roots yield aconite
    Aconitum lycoctonum, wolf's bane, wolfbane, wolfsbane
    poisonous Eurasian perennial herb with broad rounded leaves and yellow flowers and fibrous rootstock
    type of:
    poisonous plant
    a plant that when touched or ingested in sufficient quantity can be harmful or fatal to an organism
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