any of a genus (Verbascum) of tall plants of the figwort family, with spikes of yellow, lavender, or white flowers
Origin of mulleinMiddle English moleyne ; from Old French moleine ; from mol, soft ; from Classical Latin mollis: see mollify
Any of various Eurasian plants of the genus Verbascum of the figwort family, especially V. thapsus, naturalized in North America, having a tall spike of yellow flowers and leaves covered with dense woolly down.
Origin of mulleinMiddle English moleine, from Anglo-Norman, probably from mol, soft, from Latin mollis; see moil.
(plural mulleins) usually countable