hibiscus

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English[edit]

A hibiscus flower (1).

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin hibiscus, from Latin hibiscum, from Ancient Greek ἱβίσκος (hibískos, marsh mallow), probably ultimately from a Celtic language like Gaulish.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɪˈbɪskəs/, /haɪˈbɪskəs/

Noun[edit]

hibiscus (plural hibiscuses)

  1. A flower of the genus Hibiscus, found in tropical to temperate regions, of some species used for making infusions/tea.
  2. A cocktail made with champagne and cranberry juice.

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Noun[edit]

hibiscus m (uncountable)

  1. hibiscus