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Princeton's WordNet

  1. common mullein, great mullein, Aaron's rod, flannel mullein, woolly mullein, torch, Verbascum thapsus(noun)

    tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aaron's rod

    a rod with one serpent twined around it, thus differing from the caduceus of Mercury, which has two

  2. Aaron's rod

    a plant with a tall flowering stem; esp. the great mullein, or hag-taper, and the golden-rod

  3. Origin: [See Exodus vii. 9 and Numbers xvii. 8]


  1. Aaron's rod

    Aaron's rod refers to any of the staves carried by Moses' brother, Aaron, in the Old Testament of the Bible. The Bible tells how, along with Moses' rod, Aaron's rod was endowed with miraculous power during the Plagues of Egypt that preceded the Exodus. There are two occasions where the Bible tells of the rod's power even when it was not being held by its owner.

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