monkshood : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n a poisonous herb native to northern Europe having hooded blue-purple flowers; the dried leaves and roots yield aconite
- Soon to join the Furbish lousewort on the Interior Department's list of protected plants is the monkshood, a poisonous wild flower.
- On the side he was a cold-sweat novelist (Seven Footprints to Satan) and a garden cultivator of mandrake, monkshood and other varieties of backyard deliriants.
- In place of the citrates and tartrates, the nux vomica and monkshood of an earlier day, the druggists' rows of glass-stoppered bottles are now filled with one or another of the .