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NOUN (1)

1. 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;
[syn: roselle, rozelle, sorrel, red sorrel, Jamaica sorrel, Hibiscus sabdariffa]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Roselle \Ro*selle"\, n. (Bot.) a malvaceous plant (Hibiscus Sabdariffa) cultivated in the east and West Indies for its fleshy calyxes, which are used for making tarts and jelly and an acid drink. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

roselle n 1: 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 [syn: roselle, rozelle, sorrel, red sorrel, Jamaica sorrel, Hibiscus sabdariffa]
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Roselle, NJ -- U.S. borough in New Jersey Population (2000): 21274 Housing Units (2000): 7870 Land area (2000): 2.643113 sq. miles (6.845630 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.010425 sq. miles (0.027000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 2.653538 sq. miles (6.872630 sq. km) FIPS code: 64620 Located within: New Jersey (NJ), FIPS 34 Location: 40.653502 N, 74.260584 W ZIP Codes (1990): 07203 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Roselle, NJ Roselle
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Roselle, IL -- U.S. village in Illinois Population (2000): 23115 Housing Units (2000): 8552 Land area (2000): 5.374171 sq. miles (13.919038 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.016806 sq. miles (0.043528 sq. km) Total area (2000): 5.390977 sq. miles (13.962566 sq. km) FIPS code: 65806 Located within: Illinois (IL), FIPS 17 Location: 41.980569 N, 88.085438 W ZIP Codes (1990): 60172 Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Roselle, IL Roselle