aconite

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noun ac·o·nite \ ˈa-kə-ˌnīt \

Definition of aconite

2 :the dried poisonous tuberous root of a common monkshood (Aconitum napellus) used especially formerly for its medicinal properties (as in relieving pain)

Origin and Etymology of aconite

Middle French or Latin; Middle French, from Latin aconitum, from Greek akoniton


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aconite

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noun ac·o·nite \ ˈak-ə-ˌnīt \

medical Definition of aconite

2 :the dried tuberous root of a monkshood (Aconitum napellus) formerly used as a cardiac and respiratory sedative

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