Petty mullein
Mullein 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}. [1913 Webster]

{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. [1913 Webster]


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  • Mullein — 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}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mullein foxglove — Mullein 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}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Moth mullein — Mullein 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}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Seymeria macrophylla — Mullein 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}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Verbascum Thapsus — Mullein 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}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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