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- The herb wolfsbane, or monkshood; any plant of the genus Aconitum, all the species of which are poisonous.
- 1936, Rollo Ahmed, The Black Art, London: Long, page 112:
- Witches always anointed themselves with ointments before departing up the chimney to their Sabbaths. One such ointment was composed of Aconite, Belladonna, Water Parsley, Cinquefoil and Babies' Fat.
- (toxicology) An extract or tincture obtained from Aconitum napellus, used as a poison and medicinally.
- → Irish: acainít