any tropical shrub belonging to the genus Abutilon, of the mallow family, comprising the flowering maples.
The abutilon is an old favorite among house plants, and its popularity is well deserved.
ABC of Gardening Eben Eugene Rexford
I also have in blossom an abutilon and three Obconica Primulas.
The Mayflower, January, 1905 Various
Of growing crops, wheat, beans, and hemp—abutilon avicennae Gaert.
Three Years in Western China Alexander Hosie
A writer in Vick’s Magazine describes a method of training the abutilon that must, we think, be a very attractive one.
Talks about Flowers. M. D. Wellcome
Florists’ varieties of the abutilon, such as Boule de Neige, also do well on sheltered walls.
Trees and Shrubs for English Gardens Ernest Thomas Cook
I am much obliged for your letter of October 18th, with the curious account of abutilon, and for the seeds.
More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II Charles Darwin
any shrub or herbaceous plant of the malvaceous genus Abutilon, such as the flowering maple, that have showy white, yellow, or red flowers
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abuttals. those parts of one piece of land that on adjacent lands; boundaries. Also, buttals. Law. the boundary lines of a piece of land in relation to adjacent lands. the act or state of abutting.
abuttals. those parts of one piece of land that on adjacent lands; boundaries. Also, buttals. Law. the boundary lines of a piece of land in relation to adjacent lands. the act or state of abutting. plural noun (property law) the boundaries of a plot of land where it abuts against other property
a person who owns adjacent land. noun (property law) the owner of adjoining property