Definition of Mallow family

1. Noun. Herbs and shrubs and some trees: mallows; cotton; okra.




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mallow Family

mallings
malloc
malloced
mallocing
mallocs
mallomar
mallomars
mallophaga
mallophagan
mallophagans
mallophagous
mallory-weiss syndrome
mallory-weiss tear
mallotus
mallow
mallow family (current term)
mallowwort
mallowworts
malls
mallspeak
mallternative
mallternatives
mallu
mallus
malm
malma
malmag
malmags
malmier

Literary usage of Mallow family

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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1897)
"mallow family. 1770. Herbs or shrubs (sometimes trees in tropical regions), with alternate mostly palmately-veined leaves. Stipules small, deciduous. ..."

2. A Manual of Materia Medica and Pharmacology: Comprising All Organic and by David Marvel Reynolds Culbreth (1906)
"Fevers, typhus, etc., ulcération, gangrene, tetanus, general debility, irritable stomach, debility of the aged, etc. 54. MALVACEAE. mallow family. ..."

3. Textiles by Paul Henry Nystrom (1916)
"Cotton belongs to mallow family.—The cotton plant is a member of a big family, the mallows. It is related to the garden hollyhock. ..."

4. Materia medica and therapeutics: Vegetable Kingdom by Charles Douglas Fergusson Phillips (1874)
"... or a little rhubarb or some neutral salt may be added. MALVACEAE. THE MALLOW FAMILY. AN order consisting of about a thousand species of ..."

5. Bulletin of the New York Botanical Garden by New York Botanical Garden (1908)
"A little beyond this are three beds of the mallow family; the hollyhocks belong here, ... Down near the brook, and not far from the mallow family, ..."

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