wolfsbane

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noun wolfs·bane \ˈwu̇lfs-ˌbān\

Definition of wolfsbane

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

First Known Use of wolfsbane

1548


Medical Dictionary

wolfsbane

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noun wolfs·bane \ˈwu̇lfs-ˌbān\

Medical Definition of wolfsbane

  1. :  a plant of the genus Aconitum; especially :  a monkshood (A. napellus) that is the source of the drug aconite


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