winter aconite

  • 1 Winter aconite — Aconite Ac o*nite, n. [L. aconitum, Gr. ?: cf. F. aconit.] 1. (Bot.) The herb wolfsbane, or monkshood; applied to any plant of the genus {Aconitum} (tribe {Hellebore}), all the species of which are poisonous. [1913 Webster] 2. An extract or… …

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  • 2 winter aconite — n. a small plant (Eranthis hyemalis) of the buttercup family, bearing yellow flowers early in spring …

    English World dictionary

  • 3 winter aconite — Eranthis Eranthis prop. n. A genus of plants of the buttercup family including the {winter aconite}, {Eranthis hyemalis}. Syn: genus {Eranthis}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC] …

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  • 4 winter-aconite — pavasarinis erantis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Vėdryninių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Eranthis hyemalis), paplitęs Balkanuose ir pietvakarių Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Eranthis hyemalis angl. winter aconite šaltinis Valstybinės… …

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  • 5 winter aconite — noun Date: 1794 any of several low Eurasian perennial herbs (genus Eranthis, especially E. hyemalis) of the buttercup family with solitary yellow or white flowers which often bloom through the snow …

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  • 6 winter aconite — a small Old World plant, Eranthis hyemalis, of the buttercup family, often cultivated for its bright yellow flowers, which appear very early in the spring. [1785 95] * * * ▪ plant  any of about seven species of perennial herbaceous plants… …

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  • 7 winter aconite — win′ter ac′onite n. pln a small plant, Eranthis hyemalis, of the buttercup family, with yellow flowers that bloom in early spring • Etymology: 1785–95 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 8 winter aconite — /wɪntər ˈækənaɪt/ (say wintuhr akuhnuyt) noun a small herb, Eranthis hyemalis, a native of the temperate parts of Europe, often cultivated for its bright yellow flowers, which appear very early in the spring …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 9 winter aconite — noun small Old World perennial herb grown for its bright yellow flowers which appear in early spring often before snow is gone • Syn: ↑Eranthis hyemalis • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Member Holonyms: ↑Eranthis, ↑genus Eranthis …

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  • 10 Aconite — Ac o*nite, n. [L. aconitum, Gr. ?: cf. F. aconit.] 1. (Bot.) The herb wolfsbane, or monkshood; applied to any plant of the genus {Aconitum} (tribe {Hellebore}), all the species of which are poisonous. [1913 Webster] 2. An extract or tincture… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 11 Aconite — may refer to: Aconitum, a plant genus containing the monkshoods Aconitine, the queen of poisons , a toxin derived from some of the Aconitum genus plants Winter aconite, a plant in the genus Eranthis This disambiguation page lists articles… …

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  • 12 winter — n. & v. n. 1 the coldest season of the year, in the N. hemisphere from December to February and in the S. hemisphere from June to August. 2 Astron. the period from the winter solstice to the vernal equinox. 3 a bleak or lifeless period or region… …

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  • 13 aconite — aconitic /ak euh nit ik/, adj. /ak euh nuyt /, n. any plant belonging to the genus Aconitum, of the buttercup family, having irregular flowers usually in loose clusters, including species with poisonous and medicinal properties. Also, aconitum… …

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  • 14 aconite — [ akənʌɪt] noun 1》 a poisonous plant bearing spikes of hooded pink or purple flowers. [Genus Aconitum: many species, including monkshood.] 2》 (also winter aconite) a small plant bearing yellow flowers in early spring. [Eranthis hyemalis.] Origin… …

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  • 15 aconite — n. 1 a any poisonous plant of the genus Aconitum, esp. monkshood or wolfsbane. b the drug obtained from this. Also called ACONITINE. 2 (in full winter aconite) any ranunculaceous plant of the genus Eranthis, with yellow flowers. Derivatives:… …

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  • 16 Aconitum napellus — Aconite Ac o*nite, n. [L. aconitum, Gr. ?: cf. F. aconit.] 1. (Bot.) The herb wolfsbane, or monkshood; applied to any plant of the genus {Aconitum} (tribe {Hellebore}), all the species of which are poisonous. [1913 Webster] 2. An extract or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 17 Eranthis hyemalis — Aconite Ac o*nite, n. [L. aconitum, Gr. ?: cf. F. aconit.] 1. (Bot.) The herb wolfsbane, or monkshood; applied to any plant of the genus {Aconitum} (tribe {Hellebore}), all the species of which are poisonous. [1913 Webster] 2. An extract or… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 18 winteraconite — winter aconite n. Any of various Eurasian herbs of the genus Eranthis, especially E. hyemalis, having palmately dissected leaves and a solitary yellow flower that blooms in winter or early spring. * * * …

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  • 19 Eranthis — Taxobox name = Eranthis image width = 240px image caption = Eranthis hyemalis regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Ranunculales familia = Ranunculaceae genus = Eranthis genus authority = Salisb. subdivision… …

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  • 20 Eranthis — noun winter aconite • Syn: ↑genus Eranthis • Hypernyms: ↑magnoliid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Ranunculaceae, ↑family Ranunculaceae, ↑buttercup family, ↑ …

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