Definition of verbascum in English:

verbascum

Syllabification: ver·bas·cum
Pronunciation: /vərˈbaskəm
 
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noun

A plant of a genus that comprises the mulleins.
  • Genus Verbascum, family Scrophulariaceae
More example sentences
  • Plants that may require staking to hold their blooms high include Canterbury bells, hollyhocks, and verbascums.
  • The yellow flower spikes of a dwarf mullein or verbascum.
  • In mild climates in fall, most nurseries sell delphiniums, foxgloves, and verbascum.

Origin

modern Latin, from Latin, literally 'mullein'.

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