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Noun: velvetweed
  1. Tall annual herb or subshrub of tropical Asia having velvety leaves and yellow flowers and yielding a strong fibre; naturalized in southeastern Europe and United States
    - velvetleaf, velvet-leaf, Indian mallow, butter-print, China jute, Abutilon theophrasti

Derived forms: velvetweeds

Type of: mallow

Part of: Abutilon, genus Abutilon

Encyclopedia: Velvetweed