musk mallow

noun
  1. Also called musk rose. a European mallow, Malva moschata, introduced into North America, having musk-scented white or lavender flowers.
  2. abelmosk.

Origin of musk mallow

First recorded in 1775–85
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British Dictionary definitions for musk mallow

musk mallow

noun
  1. a malvaceous plant, Malva moschata, of Europe and N Africa, with purple-spotted stems, pink flowers, and a faint scent of musk
  2. another name for abelmosk
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