/ (ˌlævəˈtɪərə) /
any plant of the genus Lavatera, closely resembling mallow and grown for their purple, white, or rose-coloured flowers: family Malvaceae
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Word Origin for lavatera
named after the two brothers Lavater, 18th-century Swiss doctors and naturalists
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