flannel leaf

noun
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, ↑velvet plant
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Hyponyms:
Member Holonyms: ↑Verbascum, ↑genus Verbascum

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  • flannel-leaf — /flan l leef /, n. the common mullein, Verbascum thapsus. Also called flannel plant. [1815 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • flannel-leaf — /flan l leef /, n. the common mullein, Verbascum thapsus. Also called flannel plant. [1815 25] …   Useful english dictionary

  • flannel mullein — noun tall stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches • Syn: ↑common mullein, ↑great mullein, ↑Aaron s rod, ↑woolly mullein, ↑torch, ↑Verbascum thapsus… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flannelleaf — flannel leaf n. See mullein. * * * …   Universalium

  • herbaceous plant — noun a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests • Syn: ↑herb • Derivationally related forms: ↑herbal (for: ↑herb) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • common mullein — noun tall stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches • Syn: ↑great mullein, ↑Aaron s rod, ↑flannel mullein, ↑woolly mullein, ↑torch, ↑Verbascum thapsus …   Useful english dictionary

  • great mullein — noun tall stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches • Syn: ↑common mullein, ↑Aaron s rod, ↑flannel mullein, ↑woolly mullein, ↑torch, ↑Verbascum… …   Useful english dictionary

  • velvet plant — noun 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 • Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant • Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Verbascum thapsus — noun tall stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches • Syn: ↑common mullein, ↑great mullein, ↑Aaron s rod, ↑flannel mullein, ↑woolly mullein, ↑torch •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • woolly mullein — noun tall stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches • Syn: ↑common mullein, ↑great mullein, ↑Aaron s rod, ↑flannel mullein, ↑torch, ↑Verbascum thapsus …   Useful english dictionary

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