Medicinal vs Monkshood - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between medicinal and monkshood

is that medicinal is any plant that can be used for medicinal purposes while monkshood is (countable) any of various poisonous plants, of the genus aconitum , with blue or white flowers in the shape of a hood.

As an adjective medicinal

is having the properties of medicine, or pertaining to medicine; medical.

medicinal

English

Adjective

(-)
  • Having the properties of medicine, or pertaining to medicine; medical.
  • Tending or used to cure disease or relieve pain.
  • Tasting like medicine; particularly of sweetish artificial flavours similar to cherry, almond or licorice.
  • See also

    * salutary

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • Any plant that can be used for medicinal purposes.
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    monkshood

    English

    (wikipedia monkshood) (Aconitum)

    Alternative forms

    * monk's hood

    Noun

  • (countable) Any of various poisonous plants, of the genus Aconitum , with blue or white flowers in the shape of a hood
  • (uncountable) The dried leaves or flowers of these plants formerly used as a source of medicinal alkaloids
  • Synonyms

    * aconite, wolfsbane