American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Any of various plants of the genus Malva, having pink or white axillary flowers, palmate leaves, and disklike schizocarpic fruits.
- n. Any of various related plants, such as the rose mallow.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Any plant of the genus Malva, or of the order Malvacæ, the mallow family.
- n. In England, a plant of either of the genera Sida and Urena.
- n. Any of a group of flowering plants in several genera of the taxonomic family Malvaceae, especially of the genus Malva. Several species are edible by humans.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Bot.) A genus of plants (Malva) having mucilaginous qualities. See malvaceous.
- n. any of various plants of the family Malvaceae
- Old English mealwe, from Latin malva. Compare mauve. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English malwe, from Old English mealwe and from Old French malve, both from Latin malva, probably of Semitic origin; see mlḥ in Semitic roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This is common mallow, which is similar to the plant from which marshmallow used to be made.”
“GreeNoodle, a new instant noodle, gets a dose of added nutrition from moroheiya (aka mallow and mulukhiyah).”
“Although my mallow was a bit too soft in the end, all was not lost - into the hemisphere mold it went, and a long stay in the freezer fixed the situation.”
“Common mallow, which is shown here, is also called cheeses because the small fruits that form in late summer resemble tiny wheels of cheese.”
“, a new instant noodle, gets a dose of added nutrition from moroheiya (aka mallow and mulukhiyah).”
“Not surprisingly, it grows in marshes and is related to other "mallow" plants, such as the rose mallow, the apricot mallow, and the common mallow.”
“The 'mallow' part of the name comes from the Latin name for the plant - Malva.”
“He had a pile of khubaizeh too, a hairy green mallow that grew in vacant lots, abandoned buildings, and piles of construction debris.”
“After our walk we returned to our rooms to dress and then enjoyed a huge repast of fresh country bread, roast chicken, stewed carp, pike with quince cream, artichoke pie—a new vegetable from Italy—mallow salad, hard cheese, sack posset, cider, and canary wine.”
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words that evoke magic, mystery, mayhem, magnificence or anything else that glimmers in the grass
pleasing words I encounter whilst reading umberto eco's novel of the same name.
These chromonyms are defined as colors in at least one dictionary (mostly MW3). (Actually there's one fake, for reasons I'll explain someday.) They are all one-word nouns such as "kelly", which can...
words dealing with nature, flowers, animals, the sea, etc.
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IE roots of bhel- and a few others
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