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Aaron's rod

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Pronunciation: /ˈɛːr(ə)nz
 
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Definition of Aaron's rod in English:

noun

The common or great mullein.

Origin

mid 18th century: alluding to Aaron, whose staff was said to have flowered (Num. 17:8).

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