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Indian mallow

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noun
  1. Also called velvetleaf. an Asian plant, Abutilon theophrasti, of the mallow family, having velvety leaves and yellow flowers: it is cultivated in China for its jutelike fiber and has become naturalized as a weed in North America.
  2. any of certain related species.
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Indian mallow

noun
  1. a tall malvaceous weedy North American plant, Abutilon theophrasti, with small yellow flowers and large velvety leaves
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