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Noun: great mullein  greyt mú-lun
  1. Tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches
    - common mullein, Aaron's rod, flannel mullein, woolly mullein, torch, Verbascum thapsus

Derived forms: great mulleins

Type of: flannel leaf, mullein, velvet plant

Encyclopedia: Great mullein