What does the word aconite mean?

    Part of speech: noun

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

Usage examples for aconite

  1. Aconite is one of the constituents of St. Jacob's Oil. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by 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 by 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 by Charles James Lever