Musk seed

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Musk seed (Bot) the seed of a plant of the Mallow family (Hibiscus moschatus), used in perfumery and in flavoring. See Abelmosk.
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Usage

In literature:

Sprinkle the clothes with the seeds of the musk plant.
"Burroughs' Encyclopaedia of Astounding Facts and Useful Information, 1889" by Barkham Burroughs
Sprinkle the clothes with the seeds of the musk plant.
"The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing" by Joseph Triemens
Seeds from this tree were sent to Paris, and produced the common Musk Rose.
"Roses and Rose Growing" by Rose Georgina Kingsley
There is much rhubarb in this country, and much musk, very fine silver, seed pearl, and pearls that are not very round.
"A Description of the Coasts of East Africa and Malabar" by Duarte Barbosa
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