Definition of Helmet flower
1. Noun. A poisonous herb native to northern Europe having hooded blue-purple flowers; the dried leaves and roots yield aconite.
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Literary usage of Helmet flower
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1. Flora Domestica, Or, The Portable Flower-garden: With Directions for the by Elizabeth Kent, Leigh Hunt (1831)
"THE kinds of Helmet-flower most generally cultivated in our gardens, are the Oriental, with yellow flowers, blowing in May, June, and July ; the Alpine, ..."
2. The Shakespeare Garden by Esther Singleton (1922)
""The helmet flower," he writes, "hath divers leaves of a fresh green color on the upper side and grayish underneath, much spread abroad and cut into many ..."
3. The American Homœopathic Dispensatory by Theodore D. Williams (1884)
"... Wholesome wolfs bane, Yellow helmet flower. ... VULG., Aconite, Friar's cap, helmet flower, Monk's hood, ..."
4. List of Medicines Mentioned in Homœopathic Literature by Henry M. Smith (1879)
"I Tul<j., Wholesome wolf's bane, Yellow helmet flower. Tinct. of extract. ... Vu/g., Friar's cap, helmet flower, Monk's hood, Wolf's bane. ..."