genus Verbascum

noun
genus of coarse herbs and subshrubs mostly with woolly leaves
Syn: ↑Verbascum
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Meronyms: ↑mullein, ↑flannel leaf, ↑velvet plant

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  • Verbascum Blattaria — Moth Moth, n.; pl. {Moths} (m[o^]thz). [OE. mothe, AS. mo[eth][eth]e; akin to D. mot, G. motte, Icel. motti, and prob. to E. mad an earthworm. Cf. {Mad}, n., {Mawk}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) Any nocturnal lepidopterous insect, or any not included among the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Verbascum — noun genus of coarse herbs and subshrubs mostly with woolly leaves • Syn: ↑genus Verbascum • Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Scrophulariaceae, ↑family Scrophulariaceae, ↑figwort family, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Verbascum Thapsus — 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 Thapsus}. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Verbascum Thapsus — 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}.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • verbascum — [və: baskəm] noun (plural verbascums) a plant of a genus that comprises the mulleins. [Genus Verbascum.] Origin mod. L., from L., lit. mullein …   English new terms dictionary

  • Verbascum — ID 87313 Symbol Key VERBA Common Name mullein Family Scrophulariaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity N/A US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Verbascum kerneri — ID 87318 Symbol Key VEKE2 Common Name N/A Family Scrophulariaceae Category Dicot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution IA, MI, WI Growth Habit Forb/herb …   USDA Plant Characteristics

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