abutilon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin from Arabic aubūtīlūn (Indian mallow).[1][2][script?]

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Noun[edit]

abutilon (plural abutilons)

  1. Any of the various tropical flowering plants, of the genus Abutilon, such as the flowering maple, Indian mallow, or Chinese lantern. [First attested in the late 16th century.][1]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 11
  2. ^ Christine A. Lindberg (editor), The Oxford College Dictionary, 2nd edition (Spark Publishing, 2007 [2002], ISBN 978-1-4114-0500-4), page 6

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