Meaning of wild monkshood

wild' monks'hood

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. a plant, Aconitum uncinatum, of the buttercup family, native to the eastern central U.S., having roundish leaves and hooded, blue flowers, growing in rich, moist soil.
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