Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Malvaceae — the hibiscuses.

Etymologies

From Latin hibiscum, from Ancient Greek ἰβίσκος (ibiskos, "hibiskos") (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Hibiscus is very easy to raise, and should be planted among and along the edge of shrubbery.

    A Woman's Hardy Garden

  • Research showed it has been called Hibiscus esculentus at one time, so you are spot on!

    September Bloom Day 2009 « Fairegarden

  • With organic, natural, plant-based ingredients such as Hibiscus, Japanese Honeysuckle, Fenugreek, Pomegranate extract and Tamanu oil infused into each and every hair follicle, clients are truly spoiled for choice.

    Give Mom the Gift of Byu-ti for Mother’s Day

  • Some species, such as Hibiscus tiliaceus, Crinum attenuatum, Spartina brasiliensis, Fimbristilys glomerata, and Acrostichum aureum are regarded as invaders.

    Ilha Grande mangroves

  • We have a full set service for eight of Corelle "Hibiscus" pattern.

    What I cooked last night.

  • Organizations such as Hibiscus Children's Center, New Hope for Kids and Children's Miracle Network are just a few who have been touched by the generosity of the owners of Panera Bread.

    tcpalm.com Stories

  • This club has donated quilts and other handmade items to organizations such as Hibiscus Children's Center, WAVE Crest and the Women's Refuge of Vero Beach.

    tcpalm.com Stories

  • Pricing for the special starts from AUD1209* per person twin share in a 'Hibiscus' class cabin with travel valid until 31 March 2010.

    ETravelBlackboard.com

  • Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie burst onto the literary scene with her remarkable debut novel, Purple Hibiscus, which critics hailed as "one of the best novels to come out of Africa in years" (Baltimore Sun), with "prose as lush as the Nigerian landscape that it powerfully evokes" (The Boston Globe); The Washington Post called her "the twenty-first-century daughter of Chinua Achebe."

    The Thing Around Your Neck: Summary and book reviews of The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.

  • Hibiscus. .the mere fact the author knows what they ARE!

    Cheeseburger Gothic » Huzzah!

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