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1) aconite. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...aconite, (ak´nit) (KEY) , monkshood, or wolfsbane, any of several species of the genus Aconitum of the family Ranunculaceae (buttercup family), hardy perennial plants...

2) Aconite. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The herb Monkshood or Wolfsbane. Classic fabulists ascribe its poisonous qualities to the foam which dropped from the mouths of the three-headed Cerb rus, when Hercules,...

3) winter aconite. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Any of various Eurasian herbs of the genus Eranthis, especially E. hyemalis, having palmately dissected leaves and a solitary yellow flower that blooms in winter...

4) aconite. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Also called wolfsbane. 1. Any of various, usually poisonous perennial herbs of the genus Aconitum, having tuberous roots, palmately lobed leaves, blue or white flowers...

5) monkshood. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...monkshood, see aconite....

6) wolfsbane. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...wolfsbane, see aconite....

7) monkshood. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. See aconite. 2. A slender, erect, poisonous perennial herb (Aconitum napellus) native to northern Europe, having violet flowers and whose dried leaves and roots...

8) Wolf's-bane. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
..."beans," translated it by k 'amoi, as they did "hen-bane" (huos ku amos). Wolf s-bane is an aconite with a pale yellow flower, called therefore the white-bane to...

9) wolfsbane. The American HeritageŽ Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...1. See aconite. 2. Any of several poisonous perennial herbs of the genus Aconitum, especially A. lycoctonum, native to northern Europe, having broad rounded leaves,...

10) 80. Walls. Eva Gore-Booth. Modern British Poetry
...calls, The sea thrift dwelling on her spray-swept height, The lofty rose, the low-grown aconite, The gliding river and the stream that brawls Down the sharp cliffs...

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