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hibiscus

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Plants, Gardening
hibiscushi‧bis‧cus /haɪˈbɪskəs/ noun [countable, uncountable] 🔊 🔊 HBPDLGa tropical plant with large brightly coloured flowers
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hibiscusIt is a tropical annual, long classified by botanists as a hibiscus but now considered a separate species.Lincoln squatted beside a hibiscus with three blossoms.The camp was full of pine trees and flowerbeds of bougainvillea and hibiscus.Fresh fruit drinks such as tamarind and hibiscus are also available in season.There are a mango tree, a passion fruit tree and an orange tree, and a lovely hibiscus hedge.For me hibiscus has three faces.The hibiscus could be a little tougher.Placed rosaries of wild hibiscus on our fragile points.
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