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Definition of the noun aaron's rod
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- tall-stalked very woolly mullein with densely packed yellow flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Verbascum thapsus
- synonyms of Aaron's rod: common mullein / flannel mullein / great mullein / torch / woolly mullein
- more generic terms: flannel leaf / mullein / velvet plant = any of various plants of the genus Verbascum having large usually woolly leaves and terminal spikes of yellow or white or purplish flowers
- geographic area: North America, Oceania
Alternative definition of the noun aaron's rod
- Any of various plants with a tall flowering stem; especially the great mullein, or hag-taper, and the golden-rod.
- [archaic] A rod with one serpent twined around it, as used by Aaron (differing from the caduceus of Mercury, which has two serpents).
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Aaron's rod: Aaron's rod refers to any of the staves carried by Moses' brother, Aaron, in the Old Testament of the Bible. The Bible tells how, along with Moses' 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.
- also known as 亞倫杖
"Aaron's Rod": Aaron's Rod is a novel by D. H. Lawrence, started in 1917 and published in 1922.
"Aaron's Rod" is a musical album of La Morte de la Maison.
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Dictionary of Magic by Harry E. Wedeck offers a broad understanding of the field of witchcraft, the occult, and its many manifestations, from early Babylonian times to the present day. It includes knowledge of words in this area from many continents and practices. It also discusses and analyzes occult practices and notable wizards and demonographers.
Harry E. Wedeck was a linguistic, scholar of the classics, and observer of spheres beyond the norm. A native of Sheffield, England, Mr. Wedeck was chairman of the department of classical languages at Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn from 1935 to 1950 and then taught the classics at Brooklyn College until 1968. Afterward he lectured on medieval studies at the New School for Social Research, until 1974.
Some of his excursions into the unusual remain available in reprint editions. They include "Dictionary of Astrology," "A Dictionary of Aphrodisiacs," "A Treasury of Witchcraft" and "Triumph of Satan." They were originally written near the end of Mr. Wedeck's career, when he was steeped in the classics as an educator in the New York City school and college system. - 166 pages
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Hebrews - Aaron's Rod that Budded
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