how to pronounce hibiscus


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the above transcription of hibiscus is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hibiscus frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word hibiscus occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

hibiscus is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of hibiscus in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… this high before rose hibiscus like …”

meanings of hibiscus


  1. A cocktail made with champagne and cranberry juice.
  2. A flower of the genus Hibiscus, especially Hibiscus syriacus, found in tropical to temperate regions, of some species used for making infusions/tea.

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