Definitions

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  • n. Any of the genus Lavatera of malvaceous flowering plants.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A widespread genus of herbs or soft-wooded arborescent shrubs cultivated for their showy flowers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of malvaceous plants of the tribe MalveƦ, subtribe EumalveƦ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. widespread genus of herbs or softwood arborescent shrubs cultivated for their showy flowers

Etymologies

From the genus name. (Wiktionary)

Examples

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  • White phlox, golden and pink blushed climbing roses, white and soft pink lavatera: They all offer a cool but welcoming hello in the light of the moon.

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