Definitions for mulleinˈmʌl ən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
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
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
Any of several European and Asian plants, of the genus Verbascum, that have yellow flowers and downy leaves; the velvet plant
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
Verbascum; common name mullein is a genus of about 250 species of flowering plants in the figwort family Scrophulariaceae. They are native to Europe and Asia, with the highest species diversity in the Mediterranean. Mullein or "Mullein leaf" often refers to the leaves of Verbascum thapsus, the great or common mullein, which is frequently used in herbal medicine.
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