abutilon

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

Definition of abutilon

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

Origin and Etymology of abutilon

borrowed from New Latin, borrowed from Arabic awbūṭīlūn, a plant of this genus


First Known Use: 1578



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