wolfsbane


wolfs·bane

noun \ˈwlfs-ˌbān\

Definition of WOLFSBANE

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

First Known Use of WOLFSBANE

1548

wolfs·bane

noun \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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: wolf's–head
Previous Word in the Dictionary: wolfs
All Words Near: wolfsbane

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up wolfsbane? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More