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Aaron's rod

Aaron's rod Meaning & Definition
Aaron's rod Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Aaron's rod?

[n] tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches

Synonyms | Synonyms for Aaron's rod: common mullein | flannel mullein | great mullein | torch | Verbascum thapsus | woolly mullein

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See Also | flannel leaf | mullein | velvet plant

Aaron's rod In Webster's Dictionary

\Aar"on's rod`\ ([^a]r"[u^]nz r[o^]d`). [See Exodus vii. 9 and Numbers xvii. 8] 1. (Arch.) A rod with one serpent twined around it, thus differing from the caduceus of Mercury, which has two. 2. (Bot.) A plant with a tall flowering stem; esp. the great mullein, or hag-taper, and the golden-rod.

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