aconite

Part of speech: noun

Med. A poisonous plant; monk's- hood or wolf's- bane.

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Usage examples "aconite":

  1. Aconite is one of the constituents of St. Jacob's Oil. - "Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology", W. G. Aitchison Robertson.
  2. Wait a moment; give me that cane, place those cushions for my feet, draw the curtain, and leave the aconite and ether drops near me,- that will do, thank you. - "The Fortunes Of Glencore", Charles James Lever.
  3. They are only aconite and lettuce; and if I might ask for a little fresh water. - "The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly", Charles James Lever.