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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See abelmosk.
  • n. A European and North African herb (Malva moschata) naturalized in eastern North America.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An Asiatic shrub. See Abelmosk.

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

  • n. bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus
  • n. erect Old World perennial with faintly musk-scented foliage and white or pink flowers; adventive in United States


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