roselle

[ roh-zel ]
/ roʊˈzɛl /
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noun

a tropical plant, Hibiscus sabdariffa, of the mallow family, grown for its thick, red calyx and bracts, used in making jellies and as a substitute for cranberries.

Origin of roselle

First recorded in 1855–60; origin uncertain

Definition for roselle (2 of 2)

Roselle

[ roh-zel ]
/ roʊˈzɛl /

noun

a city in NE New Jersey.
a town in NE Illinois.
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