moth mullein

  1. a weedy, European mullein, Verbascum blattaria, of the figwort family, having lance-shaped leaves and loose spikes of white or yellow flowers.

Origin of moth mullein

First recorded in 1570–80; from its mothlike appearance Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

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