rose mallow
noun Date: 1857 any of several hibiscuses with large usually rose-colored flowers; especially a showy perennial (Hibiscus moscheutos) of the salt marshes of the eastern United States

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  • Rose mallow — Rose Rose, n. [AS. rose, L. rosa, probably akin to Gr. ?, Armor. vard, OPer. vareda; and perhaps to E. wort: cf. F. rose, from the Latin. Cf. {Copperas}, {Rhododendron}.] 1. A flower and shrub of any species of the genus {Rosa}, of which there… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rose mallow — n. any of several plants (genus Hibiscus) of the mallow family, with showy flowers; esp., a marsh species ( H. palustris) having large pink, red, or white flowers …   English World dictionary

  • Rose Mallow — may refer to: *Any plant in the Lavatera genus; specially Lavatera trimestris * Abelmoschus moschatus (syn. Hibiscus moscheutos ) …   Wikipedia

  • rose mallow — Hollyhock Hol ly*hock, n. [OE. holihoc; holi holy + hoc mallow, AS. hoc; cf. W. hocys mallows, hocys bendigaid hollyhock, lit., blessed mallow. Prob. so named because brought from the Holy Land. See {Holy}.] (Bot.) A species of {Alth[ae]a}… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rose mallow — noun 1. plant with terminal racemes of showy white to pink or purple flowers; the English cottage garden hollyhock • Syn: ↑Alcea rosea, ↑Althea rosea • Hypernyms: ↑hollyhock • Member Holonyms: ↑Alcea, ↑genus Alcea …   Useful english dictionary

  • rose mallow — aukštoji piliarožė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dedešvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Alcea rosea). atitikmenys: lot. Alcea rosea angl. garden mallow; holly hock; hollyhock; rose mallow vok. roter Eibisch; Stockmalve;… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • rose-mallow — lipniavaisė kinrožė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dedešvinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Hibiscus lasiocarpos), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Hibiscus lasiocarpos angl. rose mallow šaltinis Valstybinės lietuvių kalbos… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • rose mallow — kinrožė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dedešvinių (Malvaceae) šeimos augalų gentis (Hibiscus). atitikmenys: lot. Hibiscus angl. hibiscus; rose mallow vok. Eibish rus. гибискус lenk. hibiskus; ketmia; ślazowiec; piżmian; róża chińska …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • rose mallow — rose′ mal low n. pln any of several plants of the genus Hibiscus, of the mallow family, having rose colored flowers • Etymology: 1725–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • rose mallow — any of several plants of the genus Hibiscus, of the mallow family, having rose colored flowers. [1725 35] * * * …   Universalium

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