abutilon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

New Latin from Arabic أَبُو طِيلُون (ʾabū ṭīlūn, Indian mallow).[1][2]

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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 “abutilon” in Lesley Brown, editor-in-chief; William R. Trumble and Angus Stevenson, editors, The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary on Historical Principles, 5th edition, Oxford; New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press, 2002, ISBN 978-0-19-860457-0, page 11.
  2. ^ “abutilon” in Christine A. Lindberg, editor, The Oxford College Dictionary, 2nd edition, New York, N.Y.: Spark Publishing, 2002, ISBN 978-1-4114-0500-4, page 6.

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