Hag-taper
Hag-taper Hag"-ta`per (-t[=a]`p[~e]r), n. [Cf. 1st {Hag}, and {Hig-taper}.] (Bot.) The great woolly mullein ({Verbascum Thapsus}). [1913 Webster]

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  • hag-taper — hagˈ taper noun Mullein • • • Main Entry: ↑hag …   Useful english dictionary

  • hag-taper — Hig taper Hig ta per, n. [Cf. {Hag taper}.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Verbascum} ({Verbascum Thapsus}); the common mullein. [Also {high taper} and {hag taper}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hag taper — smulkiažiedė tūbė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Bervidinių šeimos vaistinis augalas (Verbascum thapsus), paplitęs šiaurės Afrikoje, Europoje ir Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Verbascum thapsus angl. Aaron s rod; common mullein; flannelleaf;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • hag-taper — noun The great woolly mullein (Verbascum thapsus) …   Wiktionary

  • hag's taper — ˈhagz noun also hagtaper ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ (plural hag s tapers also hagtapers) Etymology: alteration of earlier higgis taper, hickis taper, higtaper, from higgis, hickis, hig (origin unknown) + taper (candle) …   Useful english dictionary

  • high-taper — Hig taper Hig ta per, n. [Cf. {Hag taper}.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Verbascum} ({Verbascum Thapsus}); the common mullein. [Also {high taper} and {hag taper}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hig-taper — Hig ta per, n. [Cf. {Hag taper}.] (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Verbascum} ({Verbascum Thapsus}); the common mullein. [Also {high taper} and {hag taper}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hickis taper — variant of hag taper …   Useful english dictionary

  • higgis taper — var. hag taper …   Useful english dictionary

  • hig-taper — var. hag taper …   Useful english dictionary

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