noun. poisonous Eurasian perennial herb with broad rounded leaves and yellow flowers and fibrous rootstock.
- Aconitum lycoctonum
- wolf's bane
Example sentences of the word wolfsbane
1. Verb, base form
According to Scott Cunningham, author of Cunningham's Encyclopedia of Magical Herbs, some traditional powerful protection herbs are belladonna, foxglove and wolfsbane, but be cautious, as these plants are highly toxic.
2. Noun, singular or mass
As wolfsbane, it was believed to repel the werewolf and protect anyone who wore it from the wolf's attack.