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A roselle plant.

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rose +‎ -elle

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roselle (plural roselles)

  1. Hibiscus sabdariffa, an edible flower in the hibiscus family used to make hibiscus tea, also known as agua de jamaica or sorrel.
    I planted some roselle in the garden so I can start making my own hibiscus tea instead of relying on processed agua de jaimaica powders.
    • 1993, Y.P.S. Bajaj, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants V, page 218:
      Roselle has also been used as a source of plant fiber called roselle hemp.

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