Althaea

Althaea

[al-thee-uh]
noun Classical Mythology.
wife of Oeneus and mother of Toxeus, Tydeus, Meleager, and Deianira.
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althaea or (US) althea (ælˈθiːə)
 
n
1.  any Eurasian plant of the malvaceous genus Althaea, such as the hollyhock, having tall spikes of showy white, yellow, or red flowers
2.  another name for rose of Sharon
 
[C17: from Latin althaea, from Greek althaia marsh mallow (literally: healing plant), from Greek althein to heal]
 
althea or (US) althea
 
n
 
[C17: from Latin althaea, from Greek althaia marsh mallow (literally: healing plant), from Greek althein to heal]

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