a weedy, European mullein, Verbascum blattaria, of the figwort family, having lance-shaped leaves and loose spikes of white or yellow flowers.
CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!
How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.
Origin of moth mullein
First recorded in 1570–80; from its mothlike appearance
Words nearby moth mullein
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Example sentences from the Web for moth mullein
The moth-mullein is so called because its blossoms have the appearance of a number of delicate moths resting upon the stem.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits|Mary Elizabeth Parsons