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Definition of Moth mullein
Moth mulleinMoth Moth, n.; pl. Moths (m[o^]thz). [OE. mothe, AS.
mo[eth][eth]e; akin to D. mot, G. motte, Icel. motti, and
prob. to E. mad an earthworm. Cf. Mad, n., Mawk.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) Any nocturnal lepidopterous insect, or any not
included among the butterflies; as, the luna moth; Io
moth; hawk moth.
2. (Zo["o]l.) Any lepidopterous insect that feeds upon
garments, grain, etc.; as, the clothes moth; grain moth;
bee moth. See these terms under Clothes, Grain, etc.
3. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of various other insects that destroy
woolen and fur goods, etc., esp. the larv[ae] of several
species of beetles of the genera Dermestes and
Anthrenus. Carpet moths are often the larv[ae] of
Anthrenus. See Carpet beetle, under Carpet,
4. Anything which gradually and silently eats, consumes, or
wastes any other thing.
Moth blight (Zo["o]l.), any plant louse of the genus
Aleurodes, and related genera. They are injurious to
Moth gnat (Zo["o]l.), a dipterous insect of the genus
Bychoda, having fringed wings.
Moth hunter (Zo["o]l.), the goatsucker.
Moth miller (Zo["o]l.), a clothes moth. See Miller, 3,
Moth mullein (Bot.), a common herb of the genus Verbascum
(V. Blattaria), having large wheel-shaped yellow or
Meaning of Moth mullein from wikipedia
- Verbas**** blattaria, or moth mullein
, is a flowering biennial
to the Scrophulariaceae
(figwort) family. A native
- The mullein moth
, (Cucullia verbasci), is a noctuid moth
with a Palearctic
distribution. Forewing broad
[for the genus], brownish
ochreous; the costal...
in the Mediterranean. Mullein
leaf" often refers
to the leaves
of Verbas**** thapsus, the great
or common mullein
- Verbas**** thapsus, the great mullein
or common mullein
, is a species
of mullein native
to Europe, northern
Africa, and Asia, and introduced
in the Americas...
- Verbas**** phoeniceum, known
as purple mullein
purple, is a species
that is part of the family Scrophulariaceae native
- Sco**** immorata Lesser cream
wave, Sco**** immutata Mullein
wave, Sco**** marginepunctata Zachera moth
, Chiasmia defixaria
Blood-vein, Timandra comae
- of only three species
to germinate: moth mullein
(Verbas**** blattaria), common mullein
(Verbas**** thapsus) and common mallow
- invertebrates Moth Scarce aspen
knot-horn Sciota hostilis Terrestrial invertebrates Moth Mullein
wave Sco**** marginepunctata Terrestrial invertebrates Moth
- Sco**** marginepunctata, the mullein
wave, is a moth
of the family
Geometridae. It was described
by Johann August Ephraim Goeze
in 1781. It is found
- a few specimens surviving
to germinate, notably
120 years. Five buried
jars remain, with the next unearthing...
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