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wolfs·bane

 (wo͝olfs′bān′)
n.
1. See aconite.
2. A poisonous aconite (Aconitum lycoctonum) of Eurasia, having racemes of usually yellowish flowers.
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wolfsbane

(ˈwʊlfsˌbeɪn) or

wolf's-bane

n
(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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wolfs•bane

(ˈwʊlfsˌbeɪn)

n.
1. any of several plants of the genus Aconitum, of the buttercup family, esp. A. lycoctonum, bearing hood-shaped purplish blue flowers.
[1540–50]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wolfsbane - poisonous Eurasian perennial herb with broad rounded leaves and yellow flowers and fibrous rootstockwolfsbane - poisonous Eurasian perennial herb with broad rounded leaves and yellow flowers and fibrous rootstock
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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wolfsbane

n (Bot) → Eisenhut m
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