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Abelmosk Definition

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


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\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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