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- 1. tree mallow, velvetleaf, velvet-leaf, Lavatera arborea, shrub, bush
- usage: arborescent perennial shrub having palmately lobed furry leaves and showy red-purple flowers; southwestern United States
- 2. velvetleaf, velvet-leaf, velvetweed, Indian mallow, butter-print, China jute, Abutilon theophrasti, mallow
- usage: tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fiber; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States
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