What does aaron's rod mean?

aaron's rod meaning in General Dictionary

tall-stalked extremely woolly mullein with densely loaded yellowish flowers; ancient Greeks and Romans dipped the stalks in tallow for funeral torches

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  • a pole with one serpent twined around it, therefore varying through the caduceus of Mercury, which has two.
  • A plant with a tall flowering stem; esp. the truly amazing mullein, or hag-taper, therefore the golden-rod.

aaron's rod meaning in General Dictionary

A rod with one serpent twined around it, thus differing from the caduceus of Mercury, which has two.

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  • A plant with a tall flowering stem; esp. the fantastic mullein, or hag-taper, while the golden-rod.