wolfsbane

noun
wolfs·​bane | \ˈwu̇lfs-ˌbān \

Definition of wolfsbane 

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

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1548, in the meaning defined above

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wolfsbane

noun
wolfs·​bane | \ˈwu̇lfs-ˌbān \

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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