Aconite

  • 1 Aconite — bezeichnet: das Studioalbum Belladonna Aconite der Rock Band Inkubus Sukkubus einen Fluss im US Bundesstaat Idaho, siehe Aconite Creek Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wort bezeichneter Begriff …

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  • 2 Aconite — Ac o*nite, n. [L. aconitum, Gr. ?: cf. F. aconit.] 1. (Bot.) The herb wolfsbane, or monkshood; applied to any plant of the genus {Aconitum} (tribe {Hellebore}), all the species of which are poisonous. [1913 Webster] 2. An extract or tincture… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Aconite — may refer to: Aconitum, a plant genus containing the monkshoods Aconitine, the queen of poisons , a toxin derived from some of the Aconitum genus plants Winter aconite, a plant in the genus Eranthis This disambiguation page lists articles… …

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  • 4 aconite — (n.) poisonous plant (also known as monkshood and wolf s bane), 1570s, from Fr. aconit, from L. aconitum, from Gk. akoniton, of unknown origin …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 5 aconite — [ak΄ənīt′əmak′ə nīt΄] n. [ModL aconitum < L < Gr akoniton] 1. any of a genus (Aconitum) of poisonous plants of the buttercup family, with blue, purple, or yellow hoodlike flowers; monkshood; wolfsbane 2. a rapidly acting poisonous drug… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 aconite — aconitic /ak euh nit ik/, adj. /ak euh nuyt /, n. any plant belonging to the genus Aconitum, of the buttercup family, having irregular flowers usually in loose clusters, including species with poisonous and medicinal properties. Also, aconitum… …

    Universalium

  • 7 aconite — mėlynoji kurpelė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Aconitum napellus), paplitęs Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Aconitum napellus angl. aconite; bear s foot; blue monkshood; blue… …

    Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • 8 aconite — The dried root of Aconitum napellus (family Ranunculaceae), monkshood or wolfsbane; a powerful and rapid acting poison formerly used as an antipyretic, diuretic, diaphoretic, anodyne, cardiac and respiratory …

    Medical dictionary

  • 9 aconite — ac|o|nite [ ækə,naıt ] noun count or uncount a plant with blue or yellow flowers. There are several different types of aconite, many of which are poisonous …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 aconite — [ akənʌɪt] noun 1》 a poisonous plant bearing spikes of hooded pink or purple flowers. [Genus Aconitum: many species, including monkshood.] 2》 (also winter aconite) a small plant bearing yellow flowers in early spring. [Eranthis hyemalis.] Origin… …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 11 aconite — n. the dried roots of the herbaceous plant Aconitum napellus (monkshood or wolfbane), containing three analgesic substances: aconine, aconitine, and picraconitine. Aconite was formerly used to prepare liniments for muscular pains and a tincture… …

    The new mediacal dictionary

  • 12 aconite — kurpelė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių (Ranunculaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Aconitum). atitikmenys: lot. Aconitum angl. aconite; monkshood; turk’s cap; wolfsbane vok. Eisenhut; Sturmhut rus. аконит; борец lenk. tojad …

    Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • 13 aconite — n. 1 a any poisonous plant of the genus Aconitum, esp. monkshood or wolfsbane. b the drug obtained from this. Also called ACONITINE. 2 (in full winter aconite) any ranunculaceous plant of the genus Eranthis, with yellow flowers. Derivatives:… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 14 aconite — noun Etymology: Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin aconitum, from Greek akoniton Date: 1548 1. monkshood 2. the dried poisonous tuberous root of a common monkshood (Aconitum napellus) used especially formerly for its medicinal… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 15 aconite — noun /ˈækənaɪt/ a) The herb wolfsbane, or monkshood; any plant of the genus Aconitum, all the species of which are poisonous. b) An extract or tincture obtained from Aconitum napellus, used as a poison and medicinally. Syn: wolfsbane, monkshood …

    Wiktionary

  • 16 ACONITE —    monk s hood, a poisonous plant of the ranunculus order with a tapering root …

    The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • 17 aconite — n. any of a number of plants having poisonous roots; dried poisonous roots of these plants …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 18 aconite — n. Wolfsbane, monks hood …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 aconite — ac·o·nite …

    English syllables

  • 20 aconite — ac•o•nite [[t]ˈæk əˌnaɪt[/t]] n. pln any plant belonging to the genus Aconitum, of the buttercup family, having irregular flowers usu. in loose clusters, including species with poisonous and medicinal properties Compare monkshood wolfsbane •… …

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