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ro·selle

 (rō-zĕl′)
n.
A tropical African plant (Hibiscus sabdariffa) having flowers with yellow petals and a persistent, bright red calyx that has a pleasantly acid flavor and is used to make jelly and beverages.

[Origin unknown.]
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roselle

(rəʊˈzɛl)
n
(Plants) an Indian flowering plant
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Noun1.roselle - East Indian sparsely prickly annual herb or perennial subshrub widely cultivated for its fleshy calyxes used in tarts and jelly and for its bast fiberroselle - East Indian sparsely prickly annual herb or perennial subshrub widely cultivated for its fleshy calyxes used in tarts and jelly and for its bast fiber
hibiscus - any plant of the genus Hibiscus
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