Winter-aconite meaning

Any of various Eurasian herbs of the genus Eranthis of the buttercup family, especially E. hyemalis, having palmately dissected leaves and a solitary yellow flower that blooms in winter or early spring.
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A small plant (Eranthis hyemalis) of the buttercup family, bearing yellow flowers early in spring.
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A plant (Eranthis hyemalis) allied to the aconites.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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