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Etymology

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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Example sentences of the word hibiscus-sabdariffa


1. Noun Phrase
There are more than 200 known species of hibiscus flowers in the world but the species most commonly used for tea is hibiscus sabdariffa.

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