Aconite

Aconite bezeichnet:

  • das Studioalbum Belladonna & Aconite der Rock-Band Inkubus Sukkubus
  • einen Fluss im US-Bundesstaat Idaho, siehe Aconite Creek
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  • Aconite — Ac o*nite, n. [L. aconitum, Gr. ?: cf. F. aconit.] 1. (Bot.) The herb wolfsbane, or monkshood; applied to any plant of the genus {Aconitum} (tribe {Hellebore}), all the species of which are poisonous. [1913 Webster] 2. An extract or tincture… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Aconite — may refer to: Aconitum, a plant genus containing the monkshoods Aconitine, the queen of poisons , a toxin derived from some of the Aconitum genus plants Winter aconite, a plant in the genus Eranthis This disambiguation page lists articles… …   Wikipedia

  • aconite — (n.) poisonous plant (also known as monkshood and wolf s bane), 1570s, from Fr. aconit, from L. aconitum, from Gk. akoniton, of unknown origin …   Etymology dictionary

  • aconite — [ak΄ənīt′əmak′ə nīt΄] n. [ModL aconitum < L < Gr akoniton] 1. any of a genus (Aconitum) of poisonous plants of the buttercup family, with blue, purple, or yellow hoodlike flowers; monkshood; wolfsbane 2. a rapidly acting poisonous drug… …   English World dictionary

  • aconite — aconitic /ak euh nit ik/, adj. /ak euh nuyt /, n. any plant belonging to the genus Aconitum, of the buttercup family, having irregular flowers usually in loose clusters, including species with poisonous and medicinal properties. Also, aconitum… …   Universalium

  • aconite — mėlynoji kurpelė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis nuodingas augalas (Aconitum napellus), paplitęs Europoje. atitikmenys: lot. Aconitum napellus angl. aconite; bear s foot; blue monkshood; blue… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • aconite — The dried root of Aconitum napellus (family Ranunculaceae), monkshood or wolfsbane; a powerful and rapid acting poison formerly used as an antipyretic, diuretic, diaphoretic, anodyne, cardiac and respiratory …   Medical dictionary

  • aconite — ac|o|nite [ ækə,naıt ] noun count or uncount a plant with blue or yellow flowers. There are several different types of aconite, many of which are poisonous …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • aconite — [ akənʌɪt] noun 1》 a poisonous plant bearing spikes of hooded pink or purple flowers. [Genus Aconitum: many species, including monkshood.] 2》 (also winter aconite) a small plant bearing yellow flowers in early spring. [Eranthis hyemalis.] Origin… …   English new terms dictionary

  • aconite — n. the dried roots of the herbaceous plant Aconitum napellus (monkshood or wolfbane), containing three analgesic substances: aconine, aconitine, and picraconitine. Aconite was formerly used to prepare liniments for muscular pains and a tincture… …   The new mediacal dictionary


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