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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 Malveæ, subtribe Eumalveæ.
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- n. widespread genus of herbs or softwood arborescent shrubs cultivated for their showy flowers
From the genus name. (Wiktionary)