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wolfsbane

wolfsbane

noun wolfs·bane \ˈwlfs-ˌbān\

Definition of WOLFSBANE

:  any of several monkshoods (especially Aconitum napellus or A. lycoctonum)

First Known Use of WOLFSBANE

1548

wolfsbane

noun wolfs·bane \ˈwlfs-ˌbān\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of WOLFSBANE

:  a plant of the genus Aconitum; especially :  a monkshood (A. napellus) that is the source of the drug aconite

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