rose-mallow

rose mallow

noun
any of several plants of the genus Hibiscus, of the mallow family, having rose-colored flowers.

Origin:
1725–35

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rose mallow
 
n
1.  Also called (US and Canadian): marsh mallow any of several malvaceous marsh plants of the genus Hibiscus, such as H. moscheutos, of E North America, having pink or white flowers and downy leaves
2.  (US) another name for the hollyhock

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