Origin of aconite
Examples from the Web for aconitum
It is the Aconitum of medicine, the Monk's-hood or Wolf's-bane' of our ancestors.The Woman-Hater|Charles Reade
Of Aconitum ferox they report that it yields a comparatively large quantity of Pseudaconitine and a small quantity of Aconitine.
The plants most limited were Papaveracea, Aconitum folium aconitoideum, Saxif.Journals of Travels in Assam, Burma, Bhootan, Afghanistan and The|William Griffith
In medicine and materia medica, the plant Aconitum Napellus (which see).
Here in many spots we find the vegetation of Sonchus alpinus, Struthiopteris, and Aconitum lycoctonum remarkably luxuriant.Lachesis Lapponica|Carl von Linn
Word Origin for aconite
poisonous plant (also known as monkshood and wolf's bane), 1570s, from French aconit, from Latin aconitum, from Greek akoniton, of unknown origin.