Definitions for mulleinˈmʌl ən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

mul•leinˈmʌl ən(n.)

or mul•len

  1. any of various plants belonging to the genus Verbascum, of the figwort family, native to the Old World.

    Category: Botany, Plants

Origin of mullein:

1325–75; ME moleine < AF, perh. der. of mol soft < L mollis

Princeton's WordNet

  1. mullein, flannel leaf, velvet plant(noun)

    any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers


  1. mullein(Noun)

    Any of several European and Asian plants, of the genus Verbascum, that have yellow flowers and downy leaves; the velvet plant

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mullein(noun)

    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


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