mullein definition

  • noun:
    • any one of numerous Eurasian flowers for the genus Verbascum, specifically V. thapsus, a tall plant having closely clustered yellowish plants and leaves covered with dense woolly down. Also known as flannel leaf, velvet plant.
    • Any of several European and Asian plants, of genus Verbascum, that have yellowish plants and downy leaves; the velvet plant
    • Any plant of the genus Verbascum. They truly are high herbs having coarse leaves, and enormous flowers in heavy spikes. The most popular species, with densely woolly leaves, is Verbascum Thapsus.
    • any one of various plants regarding the genus Verbascum having big usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellowish or white or purplish blossoms

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