from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of plants belonging to the tribe Malveæ, the mallow family, type of the subtribe Malopeæ, characterized by a style which is longitudinally stigmatose, and by having three distinct bractlets.
  • noun [lowercase] A plant of this genus.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A Western Mediterranean annual (Malope trifida) having deep purple-red flowers subtended by three large cordate bracts.

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

  • noun western Mediterranean annual having deep purple-red flowers subtended by 3 large cordate bracts


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