cheeseflower
cheeseflower cheeseflower n. an erect or decumbent Old World perennial ({Malva sylvestris}) with axillary clusters of rosy-purple flowers; introduced into the U. S.

Syn: tall mallow, high mallow, cheese, {Malva sylvestris}. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cheeseflower — noun erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy purple flowers; introduced in United States • Syn: ↑tall mallow, ↑high mallow, ↑cheese, ↑Malva sylvestris • Hypernyms: ↑mallow • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Malva sylvestris — cheeseflower cheeseflower n. an erect or decumbent Old World perennial ({Malva sylvestris}) with axillary clusters of rosy purple flowers; introduced into the U. S. Syn: tall mallow, high mallow, cheese, {Malva sylvestris}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Malva sylvestris — cheeseflower cheeseflower n. an erect or decumbent Old World perennial ({Malva sylvestris}) with axillary clusters of rosy purple flowers; introduced into the U. S. Syn: tall mallow, high mallow, cheese, {Malva sylvestris}. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Malva sylvestris — Malva sylvestrisprop. n. (Bot.) The species name of the tall mallow, an erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy purple flowers; introduced into the U. S. Syn: tall mallow, high mallow, cheese, cheeseflower. [WordNet… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • iitsskonnikis — cheese; synonyms (n) cheeseflower, exaggeration, cake, (v) misrepresent …   Blackfoot - English thesaurus dictionary

  • genus Malva — noun herbs and subshrubs: mallows • Syn: ↑Malva • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Malvaceae, ↑family Malvaceae, ↑mallow family …   Useful english dictionary

  • high mallow — noun erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy purple flowers; introduced in United States • Syn: ↑tall mallow, ↑cheese, ↑cheeseflower, ↑Malva sylvestris • Hypernyms: ↑mallow • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Malva — noun herbs and subshrubs: mallows • Syn: ↑genus Malva • Hypernyms: ↑dilleniid dicot genus • Member Holonyms: ↑Malvaceae, ↑family Malvaceae, ↑mallow family …   Useful english dictionary

  • Malva sylvestris — noun erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy purple flowers; introduced in United States • Syn: ↑tall mallow, ↑high mallow, ↑cheese, ↑cheeseflower • Hypernyms: ↑mallow • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tall mallow — noun erect or decumbent Old World perennial with axillary clusters of rosy purple flowers; introduced in United States • Syn: ↑high mallow, ↑cheese, ↑cheeseflower, ↑Malva sylvestris • Hypernyms: ↑mallow • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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