Mo"ly (?), n. [L., fr. Gr. .]

1.

A fabulous herb of occult power, having a black root and white blossoms, said by Homer to have been given by Hermes to Ulysses to counteract the spells of Circe.

Milton.

2. Bot.

A kind of garlic (Allium Moly) with large yellow flowers; -- called also golden garlic.

 

© Webster 1913.

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