from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See mullein.
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- n. Javanese foliage plant grown for their handsome velvety leaves with violet-purple hairs
- n. any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers
From its dense, velvety hairs.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)