Definition of aconite noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈækənaɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈækənaɪt//
[countable, uncountable]
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a wild plant with yellow or blue flowers and a poisonous root that is sometimes used to make drugs Word Originmid 16th cent.: via French and Latin from Greek akoniton.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: aconite