Abelmoschus moschatus

Abelmoschus moschatus
Abelmosk A"bel*mosk`, n. [NL. abelmoschus, fr. Ar. abu-l-misk father of musk, i. e., producing musk. See {Musk}. (or Ar. [.h]abb-al-mosk, musk seed --RHUD 1.3] (Bot.) An evergreen shrub ({Abelmoschus moschatus} -- formerly {Hibiscus 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}. The seeds produce {ambrette-seed oil}. [1913 Webster +PJC]

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