Definition of Aconitum

1. Noun. Genus of poisonous plants of temperate regions of northern hemisphere with a vaulted and enlarged petal.

Exact synonyms: Genus Aconitum
Generic synonyms: Magnoliid Dicot Genus
Group relationships: Buttercup Family, Crowfoot Family, Family Ranunculaceae, Ranunculaceae
Member holonyms: Aconite



Definition of Aconitum

1. n. The poisonous herb aconite; also, an extract from it.

Definition of Aconitum

1. Noun. The poisonous herb aconite; also, an extract from it. ¹

2. Noun. A genus of plants in the family Ranunculaceae. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aconitum

1. aconite [n -S] - See also: aconite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aconitum

acondylous
aconidial
aconine
aconital
aconitase
aconitases
aconitate
aconitate hydratase
aconitates
aconite
aconites
aconitia
aconitic
aconitic acid
aconitine
aconitum (current term)
aconitums
acontextual
acontextuality
acontextually
acontia
acop
acopia
acopic
acormus
acorn
acorn-shell
acorn-shells
acorn-tipped catheter

Literary usage of Aconitum

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1. The Gardeners Dictionary: Containing the Methods of Cultivating and ...by Philip Miller by Philip Miller (1754)
"CBP Wolfs-bane with a Flower variegated from blue to white. 15. aconitum ... С. В Р. Wolfs-bane with a very large purple-blue Flower. 1.9. aconitum ..."

2. Drugs and medicines of North America: A Publication Devoted to the by John Uri Lloyd, Curtis Gates Lloyd (1885)
"aconitum Fischeri and aconitum napellus, comparison physiologically, 231. aconitum Fischeri, chemical analysis of, 227. aconitum ..."

3. A Clinical materia medica by Ernest Albert Farrington (1897)
"aconitum napellus is the monkshood. Aconite itself means without dust. ... aconitum napellus contains an active principle called Aconitine, crystalline in ..."

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