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Aaron's Rod

AARON'S ROD, the popular name given to various tall flowering plants ("hag taper,', "golden rod," etc.). In architecture the term is given to an ornamental rod with sprouting leaves, or sometimes with a serpent entwined round it (from the Biblical references in Exodus vii. 10 and Numbers xvii. 8).

Note - this article incorporates content from Encyclopaedia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, (1910-1911)

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