a clambering tree, Hibiscus tileaceus, of tropical shores, having leathery, ovate leaves and yellow flowers that turn dark red as they fade, and yielding a fiber used as cordage.
[oh-ran] /oʊˈrɛ̃/ noun 1. a department in NE France. 1354 sq. mi. (3505 sq. km). Capital: Colmar. /French orɛ̃/ noun 1. a department of E France in Alsace region. Capital: Colmar. Pop: 722 692 (2003 est). Area: 3566 sq km (1377 sq miles)
[oh-duh-sen] /oʊ dəˈsɛn/ noun 1. a department in N France. 63 sq. mi. (163 sq. km). Capital: Nanterre. /French odəsɛn/ noun 1. a department of N central France, in Île-de-France region just west of Paris: formed in 1964. Capital: Nanterre. Pop: 1 470 706 (2003 est). Area: 175 sq km (68 sq miles)
[ah-wee-nahyt] /ɑˈwi naɪt/ noun 1. a relatively rare feldspathoid mineral related to sodalite: sometimes confused with lapis lazuli.
HAV abbr. hepatitis A virus hepatitis A virus