from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The seed of Hibiscus Abelmoschus, a plant cultivated in most warm countries.
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They would put into it coriander as in Kummel, kirsch as in Maraschino, hyssop as in Chartreuse, amber-seed as in Vespetro cordial, and sweet calamus as in Krambambuly; and it would be coloured red with sandalwood.
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