Definition of Marsh mallow

1. Noun. European perennial plant naturalized in United States having triangular ovate leaves and lilac-pink flowers.

Exact synonyms: Althea Officinalis, White Mallow
Group relationships: Genus Althaea
Generic synonyms: Althaea, Althea, Hollyhock

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Marsh Mallow

marsh elder
marsh felwort
marsh fern
marsh fever
marsh fritillaries
marsh fritillary
marsh gas
marsh gentian
marsh hare
marsh harrier
marsh harriers
marsh hawk
marsh hen
marsh horsetail
marsh horsetails
marsh mallow (current term)
marsh marigold
marsh marigolds
marsh milkweed
marsh orchid
marsh pea
marsh pink
marsh plant
marsh rosemary
marsh tea
marsh thistle
marsh thistles
marsh tit
marsh trefoil

Literary usage of Marsh mallow

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1. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1883)
"marsh mallow IN PALMAR PSORIASIS. BY FC BERRY, BA, MD, LYNTON, Jf. DEVON. IN all country districts, but more especially in one which is situated twenty ..."

2. Poets and Poetry of Indiana: A Representative Collection of the Poetry of by Benjamin Strattan Parker (1900)
"Marsh-mallow. JEROME C. BURNETT. WHERE the river spreads over the lowlands, Encompassing meadow and lea, And the pulse of the far-distant ocean Is felt in ..."

3. Annual Record of Science and Industry for 1871-78 by Spencer Fullerton Baird (1875)
"MIXTURE OP PLASTER OF PARIS WITH MARSH-MALLOW ROOT. An addition of two to four per cent, of powdered marsh-mallow root to plaster of Paris affords a mass ..."

4. Botany of the United States North of Virginia: Comprising Descriptions of by Lewis Caleb Beck (1848)
"marsh mallow. (From the Greek «X6w, to cure; on account of its healing properties. ... marsh mallow."

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