Medical Dictionary


noun Ac·o·ni·tum \ˌak-ə-ˈnīt-əm\

Medical 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


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