Synonyms

1. mullein

noun. any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers.

Synonyms

  • great mullein
  • herb
  • Aaron's rod
  • white mullein
  • velvet plant
  • genus Verbascum
  • Verbascum thapsus
  • woolly mullein
  • Verbascum
  • purple mullein
  • flannel mullein
  • Verbascum phoeniceum
  • Verbascum lychnitis
  • torch
  • herbaceous plant
  • flannel leaf
  • common mullein
  • Verbascum blattaria

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2. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] belonging to or participated in by a community as a whole; public.

Synonyms

  • communal
  • joint
  • public
  • commonness

Antonyms

  • individuality
  • individual
  • outfield
  • achromatic color

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

3. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] having no special distinction or quality; widely known or commonly encountered; average or ordinary or usual.

Synonyms

  • average
  • popular
  • demotic
  • commonplaceness
  • commonness
  • grassroots
  • ordinary
  • standard
  • frequent
  • general
  • everydayness
  • usual

Antonyms

  • uncommon
  • uncommonness
  • extraordinary
  • infield

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

4. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] common to or shared by two or more parties.

Synonyms

  • mutual

Antonyms

  • unusualness
  • extraordinariness

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

5. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] commonly encountered.

Synonyms

  • usual

Antonyms

  • achromatic
  • ripe

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

6. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] being or characteristic of or appropriate to everyday language.

Synonyms

  • vernacular
  • vulgar

Antonyms

  • sophisticated
  • well
  • unite

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

7. common

noun. ['ˈkɑːmən'] a piece of open land for recreational use in an urban area.

Synonyms

  • piece of ground
  • green
  • village green
  • parcel
  • park
  • populated area
  • commons
  • tract
  • parcel of land
  • pleasure ground
  • funfair
  • urban area
  • amusement park

Antonyms

  • abnormality
  • incidental
  • layman
  • unorthodox

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

8. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] of or associated with the great masses of people.

Synonyms

  • vulgar
  • plebeian
  • unwashed

Antonyms

  • unwrap
  • uncover
  • appointive
  • undemocratic

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

9. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] to be expected; standard.

Antonyms

  • immoderate

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

10. common

adjective. ['ˈkɑːmən'] of low or inferior quality or value.

Synonyms

  • coarse

Antonyms

  • elegance
  • particularity

Etymology

  • comun (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • comun (Anglo-Norman)

Example sentences of the word common-mullein


1. Noun Phrase
Because common mullein is also a vigorous seed producer, this weed can spread quickly and be difficult to get rid of completely.

2. Noun Phrase
These two insects can get rid of the common mullein by destroying the seeds and feeding on the plants.

3. Noun Phrase
Reduce the chance of common mullein seed germination by planting the bare ground nearby mullein plants with vigorous native grasses or other plants that germinate readily.

4. Noun Phrase
The common mullein plants should pull up easily because of their shallow taproots.

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