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Definition of the noun abelmosk
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noun - plural: abelmosks
- bushy herb of tropical Asia grown for its yellow or pink to scarlet blooms that resemble the hibiscus
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific names: Abelmoschus moschatus / Hibiscus moschatus
- synonym of abelmosk: musk mallow
- more generic word: mallow = any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
- member of: Abelmoschus / genus Abelmoschus = genus of tropical coarse herbs having large lobed leaves and often yellow flowers
- geographic area: Caribbean, Oceania
Alternative definition of the noun abelmosk
- [plants] An evergreen shrub (Hibiscus -- formerly Abelmoschus -- moschatus), of the East and West Indies and Northern Africa, whose musky seeds are used in perfumery and to flavor coffee; -- sometimes called musk mallow.
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Food and Hygiene (1907)
An Elementary Treatise Upon Dietetics and Hygienic Treatment by William Tibbles
The abelmosk is the mucilaginous fruit of an evergreen shrub growing in tropical America, the West Indies, and Asia. It is used in pickles and soup. The durian or durio is a peculiar fruit of foetid odour, but having such a delicious flavour as to ...
Pharmaceutical lexicon (1873)
See Abelmosk. ABELMOSK. (Abelmoschus Moschatus, Hibiscus Abelmoschus.) ...
A Guide for the Pharmaceutist, Druggist, and Physician ; Containing Concise Explanations of the Various Subjects and Terms of Pharmacy, and Appropriate Selections of the Collateral Sciences by Hiram V. Sweringen
See Abelmosk. ABELMOSK. (Abelm .schus Moscha- tus, Hibiscus Abelmoschus.) ...
by Carole J. Skelly
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The Dictionary of Science and Technical Terms Used in Philosophy, Literature, Professions, Commerce, Arts, and Trades (1884)
by W. M. Buchanan
Abelmosk, Abelmosch, or Abelmusk, the Syrian mallow, or musk okro, a spe- ciesof hibiscus (Jf.a&rimosctew). The plant rises on an herbaceous stalk of three or four feet in height. The seeds have a musky odour; hence its name, habb d mttk ...
A Vocabulary of the Terms Used in Medicine, and the Allied Sciences, with Their Pronunciation, Etymology, and Signification, Including Much Collateral Information of a Descriptive and Encyclopedic Character by Henry Ware Cattell
=Abelmosk. Ambro'sia. Literally, the " food of the gods." A genus of composite plants. A. bifida, ragweed of the United States, is astringent, slightly stimulant, and haemostatic. A. artemisi(efo lia has similar properties. [< a/tp/wTof immortal.] ...
by W. M. Buchanan
ABELMosk, ABELMoscH, or ABELMUsk, the Syrian mallow, or muskokro, a species of hibiscus (H. abelmosch .us).
by English language
Abelmosk, (a'bol-mosk) n. The Syrian mallow. Abeltree, (a'bel-tre) n. The white poplar. Aber, (.Vber) n. [Celtic] The mouth of a river. Aberrance, (ab-er'ans) n. [L. abcrrare.] Deviation from rectitude. Aberration, (ab-er-a'shun) n. Act of wandering ...
A Technological Dictionary (1846)
Explaining the Terms of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Professions, and Trades by W. M. Buchanan
Abelmosk, Abelmosch, or Abelmcsk., the Syrian ...
Medical Lexicon (1853)
A Dictionary of Medical Science : Containing a Concise Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Physiology, Pathology, Hygiene, Therapeutics, Pharmacology, Obstetrics, Medical Jurisprudence ... by Robley Dunglison
ABELMOSK, Hibiscus abelmoschu!. ABENSBERG, MINERAL WATERS OF. A. is a city of Bavaria, where there is a cold, sulphureous spring. ABERHATIO, Aberration— a. Lactis, Galac- toplania — a. Mensium, Menstruation, vicarious — a.
by English language
Abelmosk, (a'bel-mosk) n. The musk-mallow, or Syrian Aber, (a/bex) n. [ Celtic] Tho mouth of a stream or river. Aberrance, (ab-er'ans) n. [L. aberrare, from db and errare, to wander. ] Deviation from rectitude. Aberrant, (ab-er'an t ) a.
The Century dictionary (1906)
abelmosk (a'bel-mosk), n. [< ML. Abelmoschus.] A plant of the former genus Abelmoschus. Also spelled abcliuusk. abel-tree (a'bel-tre), n. Same as abele. abelwhacketst, ". See ablewhaekets. a bene placito (a ba'no plii'ehe-to) .
A New Universal, Technological, Etymological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1854)
by John Craig
ABELMOSK, aTwl-mosk, «. The plant Hebiscns abelmoschus, or Syrian Mallow, a native of the East Indies, now constituted into the genus Abehnoscbus. ABER. A Celtic prefix to the names of many places, which imports that they are situated ...
A new universal etymological technological, and pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1848)
by John Craig (F.G.S.)
Abelmosk, a'bel-mosk, ...
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