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1. See aconite.
2. A poisonous aconite (Aconitum lycoctonum) of Eurasia, having racemes of usually yellowish flowers.
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(Plants) any of several poisonous N temperate plants of the ranunculaceous genus Aconitum, esp A. lycoctonum, which has yellow hoodlike flowers
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1. any of several plants of the genus Aconitum, of the buttercup family, esp. A. lycoctonum, bearing hood-shaped purplish blue flowers.
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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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