from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the velvet leaf (Abutilon Avicenn√¶). See Abutilon.
  • n. See Abutilon.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States
  • n. tropical American weed having pale yellow or orange flowers naturalized in southern United States


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