wolf's bane

wolf's bane
poisonous Eurasian perennial herb with broad rounded leaves and yellow flowers and fibrous rootstock
Hypernyms: ↑aconite

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wolfsˈbane or wolf's bane noun
An aconite, espAconitum lycoctonum
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