wolfsbane

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From wolf + bane, calque of Ancient Greek λυκοκτόνον (lukoktonon), from λύκος (lukos, wolf) + κτείνω (kteinō, I kill). Influenced by Latin lycoctonum.

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wolfsbane (plural wolfsbanes)

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

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