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abutilon

noun abu·ti·lon \ə-ˈbyü-təl-ˌän, -təl-ən\

Definition of ABUTILON

:  any of a genus (Abutilon) of plants of the mallow family often having lobed leaves and solitary bell-shaped flowers

Origin of ABUTILON

New Latin, genus name, from Arabic awbūtīlūn abutilon
First Known Use: circa 1578

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