Definition of mullein
: 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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Plants especially susceptible to fasciation include ferns, willow trees, delphiniums, foxgloves, forsythia, euphorbias, lilies, primulas and verbascums such as the mullein.
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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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