Wolfsbane vs Monkshood - What's the difference?

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Monkshood is a synonym of wolfsbane.

Wolfsbane is a synonym of monkshood.


As nouns the difference between wolfsbane and monkshood

is that wolfsbane is any of several poisonous perennial herbs of the genus aconitum while monkshood is (countable) any of various poisonous plants, of the genus aconitum , with blue or white flowers in the shape of a hood.

wolfsbane

Alternative forms

* wolf's bane * wolfbane

Noun

(en noun)
  • Any of several poisonous perennial herbs of the genus Aconitum .
  • Synonyms

    * (herb of the genus Aconitum) aconite, monkshood

    See also

    * lycanthropy * werewolf

    Anagrams

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    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