monkshood


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monks·hood

 (mŭngks′ho͝od′)
n.
1. See aconite.
2. A poisonous aconite (Aconitum napellus) native to Europe, having racemes of blue or purple flowers.

monkshood

(ˈmʌŋkshʊd)
n
(Plants) any of several poisonous N temperate plants of the ranunculaceous genus Aconitum, esp A. napellus, that have hooded blue-purple flowers

monks•hood

(ˈmʌŋksˌhʊd)

n.
any plant of the genus Aconitum, of the buttercup family, esp. A. napellus, bearing flowers with a hood-shaped sepal and yielding a poisonous alkaloid used medicinally.
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Noun1.monkshood - a poisonous herb native to northern Europe having hooded blue-purple flowersmonkshood - a poisonous herb native to northern Europe having hooded blue-purple flowers; the dried leaves and roots yield aconite
aconite - any of various usually poisonous plants of the genus Aconitum having tuberous roots and palmately lobed leaves and blue or white flowers
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monkshood

[ˈmʌŋkshʊd] Nacónito m
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Gordon Elliott runs both Burren Life and Monkshood, which must bounce back from a dismal effort in a Grade 3 in Cork in December.
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Close by is the Poison Garden which contains toxic plants such as belladonna, monkshood and laburnum as well as narcotics like coca and cannabis.
If you are creating an area for the children, there are many plants to avoid because they are either poisonous or irritate the skin including monkshood (aconitum), euphorbia, laburnum, daphne, digitalis, colchicum and taxus, although the list is pretty long, so it's probably wiser to teach children about the dangers of plants.
If you are creating an area for kids, there are many plants to avoid as they are poisonous or irritate the skin including monkshood (aconitum), euphorbia, laburnum, daphne, digitalis, colchicum and taxus.
Female reproductive success decreases with display size in monkshood, Aconitum kusnezoffii (Ranunculaceae).
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He became an ocer and sailed with his unit to France in 1916, seeing action at Neuve Chapelle and sending home beautifully saw on the Western Front: "round the dilapidated observed letters full of descriptions both of horric gas attacks and of the owers and birds he saw on the Western Front: "'e grass grows high round the dilapidated gravestones and everywhere there is a profusion of garden and wild owers, poppies, roses, lark-ers, larkspur, monkshood.
She uses "grow through supports" for plants such as her flowering maple that's just coming out of the ground, and for tree peonies, monkshood, dahlias, tall phlox.
By contrast, plants on the sunnier side of the garden have done well with tall stems of monkshood flowers.
I'm using rhubarb leaves, baptisia, foxglove and monkshood," Mrs.