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]

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  • Roselle — may refer to:*Roselle (plant), a species of hibiscus ( Hibiscus sabdariffa ) *USS Roselle (AM 379)Roselle is the name of:In geography: *Roselle, Italy site of the Etruscan town of Rusellae. *Roselle, Illinois **Roselle (Metra) *Roselle, New… …   Wikipedia

  • Roselle — kann Folgendes bedeuten: eine Hibiskus Art, siehe Roselle (Pflanze) eine Stadt etruskischen Ursprungs in der südlichen Toskana, Roselle (Toskana) eine Reihe US amerikanischer Städte: Roselle (New Jersey) Roselle (Illinois) Roselle (Iowa) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Roselle — 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… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • roselle — ● roselle nom féminin Nom d un hibiscus (Hibiscus sabdariffa), appelé aussi oseille de Guinée. roselle [ʀozɛl] n. f. ÉTYM. 1768; de 2. rose. ❖ ♦ Régional. Grive rouge …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Roselle — f English: combination of the given name ROSE (SEE Rose) with the productive suffix elle (originally a French feminine diminutive suffix) …   First names dictionary

  • Roselle — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Roselle (homonymie). Roselle Photo bienvenue Merci Caractéristiques Longueur 22,8 km Bassin …   Wikipédia en Français

  • roselle — /roh zel /, n. a tropical plant, Hibiscus sabdariffa, of the mallow family, grown for its thick, red calyx and bracts, used in making jellies and as a substitute for cranberries. [1855 60; orig. uncert.] * * * ▪ plant also called  rosella,… …   Universalium

  • Roselle — /roh zel /, n. 1. a city in NE New Jersey. 20,641. 2. a town in NE Illinois. 16,948. * * * ▪ plant also called  rosella, Jamaican sorrel, or java jute        (Hibiscus sabdariffa), plant of the hibiscus, or mallow, family ( Malvaceae), and its… …   Universalium

  • Roselle — 1 Original name in latin Roselle Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Chicago longitude 41.98475 latitude 88.07979 altitude 236 Population 22763 Date 2011 05 14 2 Original name in latin Roselle Name in other language State… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • ROSELLE —    A settlement in the Maremma area of North Etruria that came into prominence from the sixth century BC, altering the balance of power for the region. Part of its drystone wall, composed of large blocks, dates from the sixth century BC; this… …   Historical Dictionary of the Etruscans

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