Aconitum

noun

Ac·​o·​ni·​tum ˌak-ə-ˈnīt-əm How to pronounce Aconitum (audio)
: 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

Dictionary Entries Near Aconitum

Cite this Entry

“Aconitum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Aconitum. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!