mullein

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noun mul·lein \ˈmə-lən\
variants: or less commonly

mullen

Definition of mullein

  1. :  any of a genus (Verbascum) of usually woolly-leaved Eurasian herbs of the snapdragon family including some that are naturalized in North America

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Origin and Etymology of mullein

Middle English moleyne, from Anglo-French moleine


First Known Use: 14th century


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