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abutilon

[uh-byoot-l-on] /əˈbyut lˌɒn/
noun
1.
any tropical shrub belonging to the genus Abutilon, of the mallow family, comprising the flowering maples.
Origin
1725-1735
1725-35; < New Latin < Arabic abūṭīlūn
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abutilon

/əˈbjuːtɪlən/
noun
1.
any shrub or herbaceous plant of the malvaceous genus Abutilon, such as the flowering maple, that have showy white, yellow, or red flowers
Word Origin
C18: New Latin from Arabic
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