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1. hibiscus

noun. any plant of the genus Hibiscus.

Synonyms

  • shoeblack plant
  • mahagua
  • mahoe
  • cotton rose
  • roselle
  • Jamaica sorrel
  • swamp rose mallow
  • Hibiscus mutabilis
  • China rose
  • Hibiscus rosa-sinensis
  • Confederate rose mallow
  • flowers-of-an-hour
  • balibago
  • kenaf
  • Confederate rose
  • bladder ketmia
  • purau
  • sorrel
  • shoe black
  • black-eyed Susan
  • kanaf
  • Indian hemp
  • Hibiscus elatus
  • Hibiscus sabdariffa
  • blue mahoe
  • Hibiscus syriacus
  • rose mallow
  • flower-of-an-hour
  • Hibiscus trionum
  • genus Hibiscus
  • mallow
  • bimli hemp
  • Rose of China
  • Hibiscus heterophyllus
  • bimli
  • rose of Sharon
  • deccan hemp
  • common rose mallow
  • Cuban bast
  • Bombay hemp
  • rozelle
  • Hibiscus cannabinus
  • swamp mallow
  • sorrel tree
  • Hibiscus moscheutos
  • red sorrel
  • majagua
  • Chinese hibiscus

Etymology

  • hibiscus (Latin)
  • hibiscum (Latin)

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Sentences with hibiscus


1. Noun, singular or mass
The best way to protect your cat from the hibiscus plant is to remove it from your home.

2. Verb, base form
Gray mold is a fungal disease to which hibiscus trees and other plants are especially prone if the weather is rainy during the spring and summer, and the temperature is around 60 degrees Fahrenheit.

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