Abutilon Definition

əbyo͝ot'län
noun
Any of a number of related plants or shrubs (genus Abutilon) of the mallow family, with showy flowers of white, yellow, or red.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
genus Abutilon
pronoun

A taxonomic genus within the family Malvaceae — broadleaf flowering plants in the mallow family found in the torrid and temperate zones.

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Other Word Forms of Abutilon

Noun

Singular:
abutilon
Plural:
abutilons

Origin of Abutilon

  • New Latin from Arabic aubūtīlūn (Indian mallow).[script?]

    From Wiktionary

  • From New Latin, from Arabic ابو طيلون (’abū ṭīlūn).

    From Wiktionary

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