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Definition of Aaron's rod

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(Botany) any of a number of plants having tall flowering stems (such as the golden-rod and the great mullein)
Aaron's rod Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
A rod with one serpent twined around it, thus differing from the caduceus of Mercury, which has two.

  
A plant with a tall flowering stem; esp. the great mullein, or hag-taper, and the golden-rod.

  
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913), edited by Noah Porter. About
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aaron's rod \aar"on's rod`\ (âr"ŭnz r&obreve;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.

WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches
(synonym) common mullein, great mullein, flannel mullein, woolly mullein, torch, Verbascum thapsus
(hypernym) mullein, flannel leaf, velvet plant
Aaron's rod Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Aaron's rod refers to any of the staves carried by Moses's brother, Aaron, in the Torah or, as Christians call it, the Old Testament. The Bible tells how, along with Moses's rod, Aaron's rod was endowed with miraculous power during the Plagues of Egypt that preceded the Exodus. There are two occasions where the Bible tells of the rod's power even when it was not being held by its owner.

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