[ UK /ˈækənˌa‍ɪt/ ]
  1. 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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  • Aconite root contains about 0.4 per cent. of alkaloid and one-fifteenth of a grain of the alkaloid is a lethal dose. The Witch-cult in Western Europe A Study in Anthropology
  • Day after day I have obtained more satisfactory results, and now I look upon Apis mellifica as the greatest polychrest, next to Aconite, which we possess. Apis Mellifica or, The Poison of the Honey-Bee, Considered as a Therapeutic Agent
  • It was easy enough to get the small packet of powdered aconite root past the metal detectors and bomb-detection dogs. Betrayed
  • There were wild flowers here and there: pink campion, purple nightshade, white deadnettle, yellow aconite. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE
  • The Lake Superior iron formations now consist near the surface mainly of interbanded quartz (or chert) and hematite, called _jasper_ or _ferruginous chert_ or _taconite_. The Economic Aspect of Geology
  • Saturn also rules over many of the herbs that are potentially poisonous or toxic (eg., aconite, helleborus, nightshade).
  • To lessen the frequency of the pulse, fluid extract or tincture of aconite or veratrum may be given in water, every hour. The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English or, Medicine Simplified, 54th ed., One Million, Six Hundred and Fifty Thousand
  • The mine is well known for the rare secondary copper minerals that occur in the lode, including paramelaconite, cuprite, malachite, and dioptase.
  • Once off the A19, the roads to Kepwick were bordered by thick drifts of snowdrops and we found more growing alongside winter aconite in the small churchyard.
  • Another and oftentimes fatal mistake made by the nonprofessional is the indiscriminate and reckless use of aconite. Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
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