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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. small Old World perennial herb grown for its bright yellow flowers which appear in early spring often before snow is gone;
[syn: winter aconite, Eranthis hyemalis]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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 obtained from Aconitum napellus, used as a poison and medicinally. [1913 Webster] Winter aconite, a plant (Eranthis hyemalis) allied to the aconites. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

winter aconite n 1: small Old World perennial herb grown for its bright yellow flowers which appear in early spring often before snow is gone [syn: winter aconite, Eranthis hyemalis]