1. [syn: mullein, flannel leaf, velvet plant]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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
Moth mullein. See under Moth.
Mullein foxglove, an American herb (Seymeria macrophylla)
with coarse leaves and yellow tubular flowers with a
Petty mullein, the cowslip. --Dr. Prior.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large
usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or
white or purplish flowers [syn: mullein, flannel leaf,