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Meaning of MULLEIN

Pronunciation:  'mulun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers
 

MULLEIN is a 7 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: flannel leaf, velvet plant
 
 See Also: Aaron's rod, common mullein, flannel mullein, genus Verbascum, great mullein, herb, herbaceous plant, moth mullein, purple mullein, torch, Verbascum, Verbascum blattaria, Verbascum lychnitis, Verbascum phoeniceum, Verbascum thapsus, white mullein, woolly mullein

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mul"lein\, n. [OE. moleyn, AS. molegn.] (Bot.)
Any plant of the genus {Verbascum}. They are tall herbs
having coarse leaves, and large flowers in dense spikes. The
common species, with densely woolly leaves, is {Verbascum
Thapsus}.

{Moth mullein}. See under {Moth}.

{Mullein foxglove}, an American herb ({Seymeria macrophylla})
   with coarse leaves and yellow tubular flowers with a
   spreading border.

{Petty mullein}, the cowslip. --Dr. Prior.

 

 

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