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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abelmosk, musk mallow, Abelmoschus moschatus, Hibiscus moschatus(noun)

    bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus

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  1. Abelmosk(n.)

    An evergreen shrub (Abelmoschus moschatus -- formerly Hibiscus moschatus), of the East and West Indies and Northern Africa, whose musky seeds are used in perfumery and to flavor coffee; -- sometimes called musk mallow. The seeds produce ambrette-seed oil.

  2. Origin: [NL. abelmoschus, fr. Ar. abu-l-misk father of musk, i. e., producing musk. See Musk. (or Ar. abb-al-mosk, musk seed RHUD 1.3]

Wiktionary

  1. abelmosk(Noun)

    An evergreen shrub (Hibiscus -- formerly Abelmoschus -- moschatus), of the East and West Indies and Northern Africa, whose musky seeds are used in perfumery and to flavor coffee; -- sometimes called musk mallow.

  2. Origin: From Abelmoschus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abelmosk(noun)

    an evergreen shrub (Hibiscus -- formerly Abelmoschus -- moschatus), of the East and West Indies and Northern Africa, whose musky seeds are used in perfumery and to flavor coffee; -- sometimes called musk mallow

  2. Origin: [NL. abelmoschus, fr. Ar. abu-l-misk father of musk, i. e., producing musk. See Musk. (or Ar. abb-al-mosk, musk seed RHUD 1.3]


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