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Definition of Moth mullein

Moth mullein
Mullein Mul"lein, n. [OE. moleyn, AS. molegn.] (Bot.) Any plant of the genus Verbascum. They are tall herbs having coarse leaves, and large flowers in dense spikes. The common species, with densely woolly leaves, is Verbascum Thapsus. Moth mullein. See under Moth. Mullein foxglove, an American herb (Seymeria macrophylla) with coarse leaves and yellow tubular flowers with a spreading border. Petty mullein, the cowslip. --Dr. Prior.
Moth mullein
Moth 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, Dermestes, Anthrenus. 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 various plants. 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, (a) . Moth mullein (Bot.), a common herb of the genus Verbascum (V. Blattaria), having large wheel-shaped yellow or whitish flowers.

Meaning of Moth mullein from wikipedia

- Verbas**** blattaria, or moth mullein, is a flowering biennial herb belonging to the Scrophulariaceae (figwort) family. A native to Eurasia and North Africa...
- The mullein moth, (Cucullia verbasci), is a noctuid moth with a Palearctic distribution. Forewing broad [for the genus], brownish ochreous; the costal...
- diversity in the Mediterranean. Mullein or "mullein leaf" often refers to the leaves of Verbas**** thapsus, the great or common mullein, which is frequently used...
- 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 or temptress purple, is a species of mullein that is part of the family Scrophulariaceae native to Central...
- Sco**** immorata Lesser cream wave, Sco**** immutata Mullein wave, Sco**** marginepunctata Zachera moth, Chiasmia defixaria Blood-vein, Timandra comae Eastern...
- of only three species were observed to germinate: moth mullein (Verbas**** blattaria), common mullein (Verbas**** thapsus) and common mallow (Malva neglecta)...
- invertebrates Moth Scarce aspen knot-horn Sciota hostilis Terrestrial invertebrates Moth Mullein wave Sco**** marginepunctata Terrestrial invertebrates Moth Chalk...
- 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 throughout...
- a few specimens surviving to germinate, notably Verbas**** blattaria (moth mullein), after 120 years. Five buried jars remain, with the next unearthing...
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