abelmosco

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish abelmosco, from New Latin abelmoschus, from Arabic أَبُو الْمِسْك(ʾabū l-misk, father of musk), or حَبّ الْمِسْك(ḥabb al-misk, grain of musk).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.belˈmɔs.ko/
  • Hyphenation: a‧bel‧mò‧sco

Noun[edit]

abelmosco m (plural abelmoschi)

  1. musk mallow (Malva moschata)
  2. abelmosk (Abelmoschus moschatus)

Further reading[edit]

  • abelmosco in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin abelmoschus, from Arabic أَبُو الْمِسْك(ʾabū l-misk, father of musk), or حَبّ الْمِسْك(ḥabb al-misk, grain of musk).

Noun[edit]

abelmosco m (plural abelmoscos)

  1. abelmosk (Abelmoschus moschatus, an evergreen shrub of the East and West Indies and Northern Africa)
    Synonym: ambreta

Further reading[edit]

  • abelmosco” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From New Latin abelmoschus, from Arabic أَبُو الْمِسْك(ʾabū l-misk, father of musk), or حَبّ الْمِسْك(ḥabb al-misk, grain of musk).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /abelˈmosko/, [a.β̞elˈmos.ko]

Noun[edit]

abelmosco m (plural abelmoscos)

  1. abelmosk (evergreen shrub, Abelmoschus moschatus)

Descendants[edit]

  • Italian: abelmosco
  • Norwegian Bokmål: abelmoskus

Further reading[edit]