1. [ noun ] (botany) any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers
Synonyms: flannel_leaf mullein
Related terms: herb white_mullein moth_mullein purple_mullein common_mullein Verbascum
2. [ noun ] (botany) Javanese foliage plant grown for their handsome velvety leaves with violet-purple hairs
Synonyms: royal_velvet_plant Gynura_aurantiaca purple_velvet_plant
Related terms: houseplant Gynura
Similar spelling:   velvet_ant