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