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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any of various plants of the family Malvaceae.

Usage examples (29)
  • It is named for the Greek word for "mallow", a green herb.
  • The 'mallow' part of the name comes from the Latin name for the plant - Malva.
  • A bounty of mallow rained down on us this Lenten season.
  • "If you are hungry, you can eat the toasted mallow plants." for more
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