abelmosco

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish abelmosco, from New Latin abelmoschus, from Arabic أَبُو الْمِسْك(ʾabū l-misk, father of musk), or حَبّ الْمِسْك(ḥabb al-misk, grain of musk).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /a.belˈmɔs.ko/, [äbe̞l̺ˈmɔs̪ko]
  • Hyphenation: a‧bel‧mò‧sco

NounEdit

abelmosco m (plural abelmoschi)

  1. musk mallow (Malva moschata)
  2. abelmosk (Abelmoschus moschatus)

Further readingEdit

  • abelmosco in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin abelmoschus, from Arabic أَبُو الْمِسْك(ʾabū l-misk, father of musk), or حَبّ الْمِسْك(ḥabb al-misk, grain of musk).

NounEdit

abelmosco m (plural abelmoscos)

  1. abelmosk (Abelmoschus moschatus, an evergreen shrub of the East and West Indies and Northern Africa)
    Synonym: ambreta

Further readingEdit

  • abelmosco” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From New Latin abelmoschus, from Arabic أَبُو الْمِسْك(ʾabū l-misk, father of musk), or حَبّ الْمِسْك(ḥabb al-misk, grain of musk).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /abelˈmosko/, [aβelˈmosko]

NounEdit

abelmosco m (plural abelmoscos)

  1. abelmosk (evergreen shrub, Abelmoschus moschatus)

DescendantsEdit

  • Italian: abelmosco

Further readingEdit