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  • n. A virulent poison extracted from Aconitum ferox or other species of aconite.
  • n. The plant itself.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The East Indian name of a virulent poison extracted from Aconitum ferox or other species of aconite: also, the plant itself.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The name given by the natives of Nepāl to a most virulent poison derived from the roots of Aconitum ferox and probably other species of aconite, and to the roots themselves; Nepāl aconite. Also called bish, bishma, or bisk.

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