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Abelmosk

Abelmosk Meaning & Definition
Abelmosk Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Abelmosk?

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

Synonyms | Synonyms for Abelmosk: Abelmoschus moschatus | Hibiscus moschatus | musk mallow

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See Also | Abelmoschus | genus Abelmoschus | mallow

Abelmosk In Webster's Dictionary

\A"bel*mosk`\, n. [NL. abelmoschus, fr. Ar. abu-l-misk father of musk, i. e., producing musk. See {Musk}.] (Bot.) 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}.

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