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Definition of velvet-leaf (noun)
- arborescent perennial shrub having palmately lobed furry leaves and showy red-purple flowers; southwestern United States
- synonyms: Lavatera arborea, tree mallow, velvetleaf
- 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
- synonyms: Abutilon theophrasti, butter-print, China jute, Indian mallow, velvetleaf, velvetweed
Source: Princeton University Wordnet