Medical Dictionary

Aconitum


Aconitum

noun Ac·o·ni·tum \ˌak-ə-ˈnīt-əm\

Definition of ACONITUM

:  a genus of poisonous herbs (family Ranunculaceae) found in temperate regions and having palmately divided leaves and very irregular blue, purple, or yellow flowers—see monkshood, wolfsbane
March 05, 2015
ilk Hear it
Sort or kind
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears