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Definition of aconite:

  1. An extract or tincture obtained from Aconitum napellus, used as a poison and medicinally.
  2. any of various usually poisonous plants of the genus Aconitum having tuberous roots and palmately lobed leaves and blue or white flowers
  3. The herb wolfsbane, or monkshood; - applied to any plant of the genus Aconitum ( tribe Hellebore), all the species of which are poisonous.

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