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noun

any of several plants of the genus Hibiscus, of the mallow family, having rose-colored flowers.

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Origin of rose mallow

First recorded in 1725–35
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rose mallow

noun

Also called (US and Canadian): marsh mallow any of several malvaceous marsh plants of the genus Hibiscus, such as H. moscheutos, of E North America, having pink or white flowers and downy leaves
US another name for the hollyhock
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