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

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“Aconitum.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Aconitum. Accessed 31 Jan. 2023.

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