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 for Moth mullein
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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. (Zool.) Any nocturnal lepidopterous insect, or any not
        included among the butterflies; as, the luna moth; Io
        moth; hawk moth.
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     2. (Zool.) Any lepidopterous insect that feeds upon garments,
        grain, etc.; as, the clothes moth; grain moth; bee moth.
        See these terms under Clothes, Grain, etc.
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     3. (Zool.) Any one of various other insects that destroy
        woolen and fur goods, etc., esp. the larvae of several
        species of beetles of the genera Dermestes and
        Anthrenus. Carpet moths are often the larvae of
        Anthrenus. See Carpet beetle, under Carpet,
        Dermestes, Anthrenus.
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     4. Anything which gradually and silently eats, consumes, or
        wastes any other thing.
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     Moth blight (Zool.), any plant louse of the genus
        Aleurodes, and related genera. They are injurious to
        various plants.
  
     Moth gnat (Zool.), a dipterous insect of the genus
        Bychoda, having fringed wings.
  
     Moth hunter (Zool.), the goatsucker.
  
     Moth miller (Zool.), a clothes moth. See Miller, 3,
        (a) .
  
     Moth mullein (Bot.), a common herb of the genus Verbascum
        ({Verbascum Blattaria), having large wheel-shaped yellow
        or whitish flowers.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  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.
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     Moth mullein. See under Moth.
  
     Mullein+foxglove,+an+American+herb+({Seymeria+macrophylla">Mullein foxglove, an American herb ({Seymeria macrophylla)
        with coarse leaves and yellow tubular flowers with a
        spreading border.
  
     Petty mullein, the cowslip. --Dr. Prior.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  moth mullein
      n 1: European mullein with smooth leaves and large yellow or
           purplish flowers; naturalized as a weed in North America
           [syn: moth mullein, Verbascum blattaria]

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