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Meaning of ACONITUM

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  genus of poisonous plants of temperate regions of northern hemisphere
 

ACONITUM is a 8 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: genus Aconitum
 
 See Also: aconite, buttercup family, crowfoot family, family Ranunculaceae, magnoliid dicot genus, Ranunculaceae

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ac`o*ni"tum\, n. [L. See {Aconite}.]
The poisonous herb aconite; also, an extract from it.

      Strong As aconitum or rash gunpowder.    --Shak.

 

 

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