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}.]

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