[muhl-uh n] /ˈmʌl ən/
any of various plants belonging to the genus Verbascum, of the figwort family, native to the Old World, especially V. thapsus, a tall plant with woolly leaves and a dense spike of yellow flowers.
any of several similar plants.
any of various European herbaceous plants of the scrophulariaceous genus Verbascum, such as V. thapsus (common mullein or Aaron’s rod), typically having tall spikes of yellow flowers and broad hairy leaves See also Aaron’s rod
tall plant of the figwort family, mid-15c., from Anglo-French moleine (French moulaine), perhaps literally “the soft-leaved plant,” from French mol “soft,” from Latin mollis (see melt (v.))
[muhl-er] /ˈmʌl ər/ noun 1. an implement of stone or other substance with a flat base for grinding paints, powders, etc., on a slab of stone or the like. 2. any of various mechanical devices for grinding. [muhl-er] /ˈmʌl ər/ noun 1. a person or thing that alcoholic beverages. 2. a container for an alcoholic […]
/ˈmʌləd/ adjective (slang) 1. drunk 2. heavily defeated; trounced
[myoo-leer-ee-uh n, muh-, mi-] /myuˈlɪər i ən, mʌ-, mɪ-/ noun, Ecology. 1. the resemblance in appearance of two or more unpalatable species, which are avoided by predators to a greater degree than any one of the species would be otherwise. /muːˈlɪərɪən/ noun 1. (zoology) mimicry in which two or more harmful or inedible species resemble […]
- Muller-lyer illusion
[muhl-er-lahy-er, myoo-ler-, mil-er-; German myl-uh r-lee-uh r] /ˈmʌl ərˈlaɪ ər, ˈmyu lər-, ˈmɪl ər-; German ˈmül ərˈli ər/ noun 1. a geometric illusion in which two lines of equal length appear unequal depending on whether angular lines forming arrowheads at each end point toward or away from each other. /ˈmuːləˈlaɪə/ noun 1. an optical illusion […]