musk plant



a sticky-hairy plant, Mimulus moschata, of the figwort family, native to northern and western North America, having pale-yellow flowers and a musky odor.

Nearby words

  1. musk duck,
  2. musk hog,
  3. musk mallow,
  4. musk orchid,
  5. musk ox,
  6. musk rose,
  7. musk thistle,
  8. musk turtle,
  9. muskallonge,
  10. muskeg

Origin of musk plant

First recorded in 1775–85

Also called musk flower. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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