Complete Definition of "wolfsbane"

English
wikipedia

Etymology
From wolf + bane, calque of L. lycoctonum, from Gr. ? (lykotonon), from Gr. ? (lykos) "wolf" + base of ? (kteinein) "to kill".

Pronunciation
IPA: /´wÊlfsbeIn/

Alternative spellings
wolf's bane
wolfbane

Noun
en-noun

  1. Any of several poisonous perennial herbs of the genus Aconitum.

Synonyms
(any of several poisonous perennial herbs of the genus Aconitum): aconite, monkshood

Translations

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Russian: боÑÐµÑ (bor'éc) m, Ð°ÐºÐ¾Ð½Ð¸Ñ (akonít) m
Swedish: stormhatt c

See also
lycanthropy
werewolf

Category:Plants

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