sidalcea

/ (sɪˈdælsɪə) /

noun

any plant of the mostly perennial N American genus Sidalcea, related to and resembling mallow, esp S. malvaeflora, grown for its spikes of lilac, pink, or red flowers: family MalvaceaeAlso called: Greek mallow

Nearby words

  1. sickout,
  2. sickroom,
  3. sicut patribus, sit deus nobis,
  4. sicyon,
  5. sid,
  6. sidamo,
  7. siddha,
  8. siddhartha,
  9. siddhi,
  10. siddhuism

Word Origin for sidalcea

New Latin, from Greek sidē a plant name + alkea a kind of mallow

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