from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See aconite.
- n. A slender, erect, poisonous perennial herb (Aconitum napellus) native to northern Europe, having violet flowers and whose dried leaves and roots yield aconite.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Any of various poisonous plants, of the genus Aconitum, with blue or white flowers in the shape of a hood
- n. The dried leaves or flowers of these plants formerly used as a source of medicinal alkaloids
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A plant of the genus Aconitum; aconite. See aconite.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A plant of the genus Aconitum, especially A. Napellus. Also called friar's-cap, foxbane, helmet-flower, Jacob's-chariot, and wolf's-bane. See Aconitum and aconite.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a poisonous herb native to northern Europe having hooded blue-purple flowers; the dried leaves and roots yield aconite
monks + hood (Wiktionary)