What does aconite mean?
The definition of aconite
Ac”o*nite, n.
Etym: [L. aconitum, Gr. aconit.]

1 (Bot.)
The herb wolfsbane, or monkshood; — applied to any plant of the genus Aconitum (tribe Hellebore), all the species of which are poisonous.
2 An extract or tincture obtained from Aconitum napellus, used as a poison and medicinally. Winter aconite, a plant (Eranthis hyemalis) allied to the aconites.